Maryland Lawmakers May Revisit Plan to Use Slot Machines to Boost Revenue
- 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...
- With Slots Off Ballot, Maryland Governor Likely to Go Through With Budget Cuts. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;9/24/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31976, p3
Reports on Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s plan to implement budget reductions to help generate revenue and bridge a budget gap projected for 2005. Republican lawmakers' decision not to endorse a plan to put the legalization of slot machines on the November 2004 ballot; Estimated...
- 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...
- Maryland Gov. Ehrlich's Slot Machine Plan Clears Senate Committee. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;2/26/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31829, p27
Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s proposed installation of more than 15,000 slot machines to help balance the state's budget cleared a major hurdle when a U.S. Senate committee in the state General Assembly approved the plan this week. The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee has...
- 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.
- Ehrlich's $23.8B Maryland Budget Features Spending Cuts, No Tax Hikes. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;1/22/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31805, p29
Reports on the presentation of the budget proposal of Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for fiscal 2005. Purpose of the budget to help cover the state's budget gap; Promise of the governor not to raise taxes; Amount of the budget proposal.
- Maryland Governor Seeks to Issue Non-Racetrack Slots Licenses. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;1/28/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31809, p4
Reports on the bill to award up to six licenses to operate slot machines proposed by Governor Robert L Ehrlich Jr. of Maryland. Earlier plan of Ehrlich expanded by the proposal; Twist on his original plan; Benefits of the revenues from the slot machines for the budget of the state in 2005.
- 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's '07 Plan Entails Modest Increase in GOs. Ackerman, Andrew // Bond Buyer;1/19/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32301, p28
The article reports on the proposal of 29.6 billion dollars fiscal 2007 budget that could improve general fund spending by 11.4 percent by Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. The budget plan is anticipated to transform into modest gains in the issuance of tax-exempt general obligation bonds...