- Maryland's Ehrlich Eyes Special Session for Slots Issue. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/10/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31880, p7
Reports that Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. would rather put his slot machine proposal to before a special session of the General Assembly than on the ballot in November. Democrats' discussion of the possibility of putting the Republican governor's slots proposals on the ballot;...
- Maryland Governor Says No to Speaker's Slots Plan. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;8/18/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31950, p29
Reports on the rejection of the proposal of the Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch to allow voters to decide for the legalization of slot machines by Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. Claim of Ehrlich of some flaws in the plan; Recommendation of Ehrlich for the General Assembly to hold a...
- Maryland's Slots Debate Dead for Now as Republican Support Collapses. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;9/10/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31966, p4
This article reports that Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. announced the Republican legislative support for a voter referendum. Ehrlich said late Wednesday that Republican legislators would not endorse a plan that would allow voters, not the General Assembly, to decide whether to legalize slot...
- Maryland Lawmaker Proposes Slot Machine Referendum. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;8/9/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31943, p5
Reports on the proposal by Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch to allow voters to decide whether slot machines should be legalized. Opposition of governor Robert L. Ehrlich, who has his own version of slots legislation to raise funds for the state's budget; Preference of Ehrlich that the...
- Master of Consensus. Stuckey, Tom // State Legislatures;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p26
The article profiles Maryland Speaker Michael Erin Busch. The Speaker was chairman of the House Economic Matters Committee in 2002. Busch was elected to the House of Delegates in 1986 to represent a district that includes the Capitol. Busch, a graduate of Temple University, works for the Anne...
- Slots in the sky. Brown, Ann; Whigham-Desir, Marjorie // Black Enterprise;Dec96, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p132
Focuses on airlines' incorporation of slot machines in their fleets. Loss limits.
- The Trojan horse track. Maginnis, John // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);02/24/97, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p5
Opinion. Discusses whether slot machines should be placed at racetracks in Louisiana. Belief that slot machines would encourage gambling; Reference to the casino industry in Detroit, Michigan; Impact of video poker machines in Louisiana's bar rooms and restaurants.
- Slots are not a sure bet for Fair Grounds. Caywood, Thomas // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);05/18/98, Vol. 18 Issue 46, p4
Reports that Louisiana's House of Representatives voted to set the state tax rate on racetrack slot machine revenue at 15 percent after payments to purse supplements. Comments from opponents of the move to allow slot machines on racetracks; Need for voters in Orleans Parish to approve the...
- Send in the one-arm bandits. Pascoe, Michael // Bulletin with Newsweek;12/10/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6050, p54
Opinion. Argues against the use of slot machines in the state of New South Wales in Australia. The idea that the machines bring in needed revenues; Where they would be placed; The tongue-in-cheek suggestion that Rwanda should import slot machines; Other musings.