In Switch, Maryland Governor Weighs Referendum on Slots
- Maryland slots bill dies. // Casino Journal;May2003, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p20
Announces that Maryland's House Ways and Means Committee has voted in September 2003 against proposed bill of Governor Robert Ehrlich Jr. to put slot machines at the state's racetracks. Implication of the failure of the bill for Magna Entertainment Corporation's improvement plans at the Laurel...
- States Betting on Gambling to Cut Deficits. West, Woody // Insight on the News;3/30/2004, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p56
Reports on the proliferation of state-sponsored gambling in the U.S. Aim of U.S. states for advocating gambling; Number of slot machines installed by Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich at several horse racetracks; Increase in legalized gambling in the U.S.
- Md. Teachers' Union Backs Ballot Measure on Slot Machines. // Education Week;3/26/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p4
The article offers information regarding the Maryland State Teachers Association's take on the slot machine gambling. It states that the union is supporting the passage of a referendum to allow slot machine gambling. It also mentions that worsening of financial problems has prompted the members...
- Maryland governor wants 10,500 slots at racetracks. // Casino Journal;Mar2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p14
Reports on the proposal of Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich Jr. to allow slot machine operations at the state's horse racing racetracks. Amount of licensing fees that would be paid by racetracks in the state; Opposition of lawmakers against the proposal; Terms of the proposal of Ehrlich.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- Hot slots. Holtmann, Andy // Casino Journal;May2005, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p6
Reports on a continued debate regarding the passage of a referendum for Las Vegas, Nevada-style slot machines and casino gambling in Florida in 2005. Approval of the slot machines by voters in Broward County in March; Estimated value that would be raised for state education according to...