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U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means

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  • Senate passes gambling expansion bill

    Senate passes gambling expansion bill
    The Maryland Senate passed Gov.Martin O'Malley's gambling expansion bill on a 28-14 vote Friday, sending the legislation to a more closely divided House of Delegates when the General Assembly's special session continues Monday. Approval came in the early...
  • O'Malley says push for bill going 'swimmingly'

    Gov.Martin O'Malley was out early Friday morning, meeting with large House delegations in his efforts to win passage of his gambling-expansion bill as a special session of the General Assembly moved into its second day. The governor met this morning with...
  • Senate gives preliminary OK to casino bill

    The Maryland Senate gave its preliminary approval Friday to Gov.Martin O'Malley's bill expanding casino gambling in the state after brushing aside more than a dozen amendments by large margins. The bill is expected to come up for a final vote in the...
  • Senate passes bill for Prince George's casino, tables games

    The Maryland Senate Friday evening voted 28-14 to pass a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino in  Prince George's County to the state's gambling program. While the Senate deliberated Friday, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing...
  • Little of gambling bill revenue comes from expansion

    The gambling expansion bill crafted by a House panel will yield an additional $174 million in state revenue in 2016-2017, but more than three-quarters of the money comes from a reform that could have been adopted without controversy had it been considered...
  • General Assembly approves Prince George's casino, table games, referendum

    The Maryland General Assembly — with not a single vote to spare in the House but a heavy cushion in the Senate — gave final approval early Wednesday to a bill that would add table games and a sixth casino inPrince George's County to the state'...
  • An early handicapping of Republican presidential field

    In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. It's sobering to recall that less...
  • Chicago Motor Club Building to become hotel

    Chicago Motor Club Building to become hotel
    It was once Chicago's "temple of transport," a mini-art deco skyscraper that offered a panoply of visual delights, from stylized flowers carved into its limestone facade to a soaring lobby graced with a spectacular mural of highways spanning the U.S....
  • Charles Lane: Switch to taxing consumption

    According to much conventional wisdom, the flap over corporate "tax inversions" is just the latest evidence that the tax code needs a comprehensive overhaul like the one agreed to by congressional leaders and President Reagan in 1986. Whether you...
  • Boost the economy. Create jobs. Fix the tax code.

    Boost the economy. Create jobs. Fix the tax code.
    In coming weeks, Walgreen Co. is expected to decide whether it will proceed with the purchase of a big European drugstore chain. That deal would enable Walgreen to relocate from north suburban Deerfield to Europe, where it would pay a lower tax rate....
  • Our say: Congress' highway patch nothing to celebrate

    You can only patch something so many times before it falls apart. You can only substitute short-term fixes for long-term planning so many times before you do serious damage. And when it comes to America's highway infrastructure, that point was reached...
  • Congress has heavy workload but limited time before summer recess

    Congress has heavy workload but limited time before summer recess
    Congress started July - its last full working month before the November election - with a full plate. But it may not have the appetite to handle it all. At the top of lawmakers' to-do list is passing at least temporary funding for the Highway Trust...