Maryland's Ehrlich Eyes Special Session for Slots Issue

Newman, Emily
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/10/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31880, p7
Trade Publication
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; Resolution of the slot machine issue in the General Assembly; Commitment of House Speaker Michael E. Busch to resolving the issue.


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