Maryland House Budget Has Sales and Income Tax Hikes; Veto Expected
- 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...
- Bid to Curb Cuts. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/22/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31846, p31
Reports that the Maryland House voted to reduce the amount of spending cuts the Board of Public Works can implement to ten percent of the overall budget. Decision by Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to reduce the state's budget to help cover a shortfall; Veto power of the governor.
- Budget Woes Greet New Governors. Maier, Timothy W. // Insight on the News;12/24/2002, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p28
Deals with the budget deficit problems facing Maryland Governor Bob Ehrlich. Total budget deficit of the state; Reaction of the Republican-elected governor; Initiative of the National Governors' Association on the proliferation of budget deficit problems in various states.
- Maryland House Agrees to Tax Hikes, But Veto Likely to Stand. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/29/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31851, p7
Reports that the House of Delegates in Maryland has approved the budget amendment of Speaker Michael E. Busch. Proposal for tax increase; Passage of the tax amendment bill; Votes on the bill.
- 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'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;...
- Ehrlich, Other Maryland Officials Crafting Plans to Plug $800M Budget Gap. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;11/25/2003, Vol. 246 Issue 31769, p32
Reports on the strategy of Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. state officials to patch up the budget deficit in Maryland. Reduction of the state agency expenditures; Impact of the budget cuts on the human resources, health and mental hygiene departments; Installation of slot machines at the state...
- Maryland to Consider '07 Capital Plan With $717 Million in Bonds. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;1/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32309, p4
The article reports on the proposed capital budget of Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. that includes general obligation and revenue bonds, some of which will be used for projects related to education. The proposal is included in a series of budget-related plans for fiscal 2007, which...