RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Rushern Baker

A collection of news and information related to Rushern Baker published by this site and its partners.

Top Rushern Baker Articles

Displaying items 169-180
  • Penn National reports the obvious: Slots make money

    Penn National reports the obvious: Slots make money
    It's difficult to know whether to be more insulted or admiring of Penn National Gaming's latest effort to milk the residents of Maryland (and perhaps some surrounding states) for all they are worth. For sheer chutzpah, it's hard to beat a company that...
  • West Laurel: Talk with county leaders at West Laurel Civic Association's general meeting

    Join your community for the fall West Laurel Civic Association general meeting on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m at the West Laurel Community Building. The highlight of this meeting will be a community discussion with Prince George's County Executive...
  • Jack Johnson's sad, familiar story

    Jack Johnson's sad, familiar story
    The guilty plea by former Prince George's County executive Jack Johnson revives an all-too-familiar story in Maryland: the corrupt county executive shaking developers down for kickbacks. In a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Mr. Johnson on Tuesday...
  • House leaders to scrap Senate casino plan

    With only three days remaining in the General Assembly's session, House leaders plan to scrap a Senate plan that would expand gambling in Maryland and write a substantially new bill — a move that could doom any effort to approve a sixth casino in...
  • Miller warns time is running out

    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller warned Saturday that "time is running out" on efforts to reach an agreement on the state budget for next year without having to go into an extended session but he sent a message to House leaders that he is...
  • Slots brinkmanship

    Slots brinkmanship
    There's no question that the National Harbor development in Prince George's Countyhas the potential to be an extremely successful casino site. It already has an upscale mix of restaurants and hotels, and it boasts an excellent location on the Potomac...
  • House asks tough questions during gambling hearing

    House lawmakers this morning had the first crack at asking questions about a new Senate-passed bill to expand gambling. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's chief of staff Vicki Gruber explained the bill to delegates, saying there is "no doubt"...
  • Few local bills pass in 2012 General Assembly

    Few local bills pass in 2012 General Assembly
    Laurel's state lawmakers saw the 2012 General Assembly session come to a close with most of their initiatives having fallen short of passage. While Laurel's delegates and senators saw the majority of their local bills — including a casino bill, a...
  • House Ways and Means passes a gambling bill

    The House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill that would allow gambling in Prince George's County and table games at all Maryland casinos on a 14 to 4 vote. Four members abstained. Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker said that he likes the...
  • County leaders ask for gas tax

    County leaders ask for gas tax
    Leaders from Maryland's two largest counties and Baltimore asked lawmakers Tuesday to raise the state's gas tax as a way to fund road projects and create jobs, making their case for an increase as tea party activists rallied against the idea in a plaza...
  • Redistricting moves Laurel to new congressional district

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's congressional redistricting plan sailed through the House of Delegates Wednesday on a 91 to 46 vote, with only five Democrats voting against the governor. The measure requires another vote in the Senate because of technical changes...
  • Take advantage of community meeting with Rushern Baker

    Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III will be center stage at the West Laurel Civic Association meeting tonight, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m., at the West Laurel Community Building. Our civic association has worked tirelessly to direct the...