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County exec Baker's push for casino location met with opposition
County exec Baker's push for casino location met with opposition

Advocates for a Prince George's Countycasino faced off Wednesday, Feb. 22, as speakers at a hearing before the Maryland Senate Budget and Taxation Committee spent three hours debating whether National Harbor or Rosecroft Raceway would be the best location. With only a few of the people who testified arguing against the idea altogether, it was easy to lose track of the purpose of the hearing: to convince state lawmakers that Maryland needs a sixth gaming facility and it should be located inPrince George's County. District 23 Sen.DouglasJ.J. Peters, who represents South Laurel, is the lead sponsor of a bill that would authorize the state to issue a sixth video lottery operation...

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