Maryland's Slots Debate Dead for Now as Republican Support Collapses
- 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 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...
- 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...
- Alternative Slots. // Bond Buyer;8/25/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31705, p43
Reports on proposal of a state-run slots emporium at Maryland Fairgrounds by Michael E. Busch, an Anne Arundel County Democrat, who was one of the chief opponents of Republican Governor Robert L. Ehrlich's earlier proposal to generate roughly $700 million for the state by adding 11,500 new slot...
- 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 Lawmakers May Revisit Plan to Use Slot Machines to Boost Revenue. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;5/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31879, p4
Reports on the proposal to install slot machines at racetracks to boost revenue in Maryland. Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s slot machine proposal; Operating budget of the state for 2005; Benefits to local governments of the slot machine proposals.
- Maryland House Budget Has Sales and Income Tax Hikes; Veto Expected. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/26/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31850, p43
Reports that the Maryland House of Delegates has approved a version of the state budget that would increase sales tax. Veto of Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. on the House bill; Proposal of the budget package by House Speaker Michael E. Busch; Opposition of Busch on the plan of Ehrlich.
- Slot Showcase. Shemeligian, Bob // Casino Journal;Oct2004, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p80
Provides information on the slot machines to be introduced by manufacturers at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bewitched the Nosey Neighbor machine from AC Coin & Slot; Zorro slot games from Aristocrat Technologies; Hee Haw games from Bally Gaming Systems.