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Michael E. Busch

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  • Senate sets schedule for special session

    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller plans a get-'em-in, get-'em-out schedule to speed gambling  expansion legislation through his chamber during the special session Gov.Martin O'Malleyhad called for Aug. 9. Miller also urged senators to hold down their...
  • Busch sets out four principles for gambling bill

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch sent out an email Wednesday evening to his 97 fellow Democrats laying out his a framework for gambling expansion legislation and setting a schedule for the next few days. First and foremost: The speaker says that adding...
  • Busch meets with House leaders, reports making "headway"

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch  presided over a marathon meeting this afternoon of key leaders in his chamber on a gambling expansion bill. He briefly spoke with reporters when the group finished around 4:30 p.m. and said they'd made "some headway...
  • Maryland gambling special session starts day later for House

    Maryland gambling special session starts day later for House
    Maryland's House of Delegates is set to convene for a special session Friday Aug. 10, a day after members of the Senate are scheduled to come back to Annapolis, according to an email sent to members by House Speaker Michael E. Busch. The speaker also...
  • Kathleen Kennedy Townsend supports same-sex marriage

    Kathleen Kennedy Townsend supports same-sex marriage
    Saying that her deeply held Catholic faith taught her that "we should love each other," Maryland's former lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend threw her support behind the state's same-sex marriage law this morning. "All people, gay or straight,...
  • Caesars says O'Malley's gambling bill is 'fair'

    Caesars Entertainment, which just won the right to build a 3,750-slot machine casino in Baltimore, called the governor's gambling bill "well thought-out." In a statement, Caesars CEO Gary Loveman commended House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Gov. Martin...
  • Is expanded gambling inevitable?

    Like an addicted gambler, we believe the next card will make us a winner, and we no longer even consider "standing pat." Apparently, expanded gambling in Maryland is inevitable. Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch says the legislature aims to put the...
  • The best Maryland legislators for consumers

    The Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition gave 80 Maryland legislators a perfect score for supporting consumers. That's 80 out of 188, so some of those other senators and delegates need to step it up. The consumer group rated legislators on their votes...
  • Miller looks forward to next gambling expansion

    It wasn't 10 minutes after the Maryland Senate passed a bill dramatically expanding gambling in the state before Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller was looking forward to the next step in casino growth. Speaking with reporters early Wednesday after...
  • O'Malley signs gambling expansion bill

    O'Malley signs gambling expansion bill
    Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall. The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
  • Top lobbyist leaves Gordon Feinblatt to start own firm

    Top lobbyist leaves Gordon Feinblatt to start own firm
    Timothy A. Perry, last year's top-earning Annapolis lobbyist and a former top aide to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, has left the Baltimore law firm of Gordon Feinblatt to launch his own firm with three partners. Perry announced Monday that...
  • Lori's views outside the Catholic mainstream

    Lori's views outside the Catholic mainstream
    Archbishop William E. Lori writes that religious freedom is under threat in the United States by the exclusion of religious values from public life ("Religious freedom under threat in U.S.," June 16). This is difficult to understand in Maryland where...