Maryland Governor: Finish Maglev Study, Despite Report
- Riding the dog. O'Toole, Randal // Liberty (08941408);Sep2009, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p11
In this article the author discusses the competition offered by bus companies to the high-speed rail plan of U.S. President Barack Obama. He is critical of the revival of intercity buses by British companies. Also investigated is the supposed environmental benefit which is the main reason for...
- Farmers 'being let down by HS2 consultations'. Case, Philip // Farmers Weekly;3/21/2014, Vol. 161 Issue 10, p70
The article reports on the National Farmers' Union's (NFU) criticism of the British government's lack of engagement with farmers regarding the launch of the HS2 high-speed rail project. Topics addressed include HS2 Ltd. chairman David Higgins' plan to speed up work on the project's northern...
- Eurostar 'better for planet' Coulter, Adam // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland;10/6/2006, Issue 2737, p7
The article features an environmental survey commissioned by the Eurostar which indicates that it would be safe environmentally by travelling in trains rather than in short haul flights. The flights and trains commuting between the London and Paris and London and Brussels generate huge amounts...
- Maryland Democrats: No Slot Machines to Balance Budget. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;2/6/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31568, p4
Discusses the opposition of Maryland Democrats to governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s proposed gambling revenue to balance the budget of the state. Predictions by the Department of Legislative Services regarding installation of slot machines; Revenue that is expected from slot machines at race...
- Maryland Governor Floats Property-Tax Hike. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/18/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31595, p32
Reports on the proposal by Maryland governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for a hike in the property tax of the state. Reasons for the hike; Budget proposal for the fiscal year 2004; Effect of the proposed hike on the bond issuance by the state.
- Republican governor signs medical pot bill into law. // Gay & Lesbian Times;5/29/2003, Issue 805, p30
Reports that Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich signed a bill on May 22, 2003 that reduces criminal penalties for seriously ill people who smoke marijuana.
- Bill would delay suits on fees to loan brokers. // American Banker;4/11/1997, Vol. 162 Issue 69, p2
Highlights Representative Robert Ehrlich's bill that would place a moratorium on class actions attacking lender-paid fees to mortgage brokers. Scope of the legislation; Sponsors of the bill.
- From our readers. // Prepared Foods;Aug97, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p122
Reports that in a response to `The Botanical Boost,' in the May 1997 issue of `Prepared Foods,' Robert Ehrlich, president of Robert's American Gourment, Rosyln Heights, New York, replied that his company which markets a line of herbal vegetarian snacks, applies the herbs to air popped pellets...
- Maryland's Triple-A Seen Impervious to Budget Wrangling. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;4/11/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31613, p4
Maryland governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. may oppose a property tax increase designed to finance the state's debt service and might decide to deduct the state's spending, but financial experts say the state's triple-A bond rating will ultimately be unaffected. Ehrlich reportedly sponsored a 50...