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- Maryland Lawmakers Muddle Through Budget Talks Without Key Slot Plan. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;2/26/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31581, p6
Reports on the major focus of Maryland's proposed budget prepared by governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. Proposal for inclusion of revenue from slot machines; Amount of money involved in the proposed budget.
- Maryland Lawmakers Spar on Taxes, Fees, Slots. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/28/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31803, p4
The Senate and the House of Delegates in Maryland disagreed over tax increases, filing fees and Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s slot-machine proposal. The Senate has disputed the House version of the fiscal 2004 budget, while the House has obstructed a Senate-approved slots bill.Aside from...
- Put Your Money in the Slots, Help Your Local Pol. Eisler, Kim // Washingtonian Magazine;Apr2004, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p15
Focuses on the plan of Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich to use slot machines to maximize the revenues of the state. How lawmakers hope the system might work to maximize revenues for Maryland.
- In a World of Hurt. Styring, Bill // Indiana Business Magazine;Aug2001, Vol. 45 Issue 8
Explains the factors behind Indiana's operating deficit. Unexpected economic downturn and faulty state revenue forecast apparatus; Legislators' propensity to overspend; Inadequate measures to correct Indiana's budget deficit.
- Khatami puts new budget to Majlis. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/14/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p28
Reports on the budget proposed by Iranian President Mohammad Khatami for 2005. Expectations regarding government spending; Estimated percentage of an increase in tax income in the country; Purpose of oil revenues under the Iranian budget law.
- Understanding State Budget Troubles. Daly, Mary // FRBSF Economic Letter;8/15/2003, Vol. 2003 Issue 23, p1
Reports on the struggle of lawmakers to bring state and local spending back in line with revenues in the U.S. Growth on spending; Spending commitments in excess of revenue flows; Inability to fund budgeted spending.
- Maryland Governor's Latest Slot Plan Would Restrict Local Governments. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/17/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31594, p7
Reports on Maryland governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s slot machine proposal. Impact of the proposal on local governments' ability to set up zoning restrictions; criticism of the proposal; Expected amount of total upfront licensing fee to be collected after the implementation of the proposal.
- Maryland Lawmakers: More Slot Money For Education, Not Recetrack Owners. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/20/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31597, p3
Reports that the Maryland Senate Budget and Taxation Committee is working to change governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s racetrack slot machine proposal to give more of the venture profits to education. Factors contributing to the move; Details of the proposal; Reaction of House Democratic leaders...
- In Switch, Maryland Governor Weighs Referendum on Slots. Emily Newman // Bond Buyer;9/9/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31965, p4
Reports on the possibility of referendum to determine whether to legalize slot machines in Maryland. Position of Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich on slot machines.