Maryland Lawmakers: More Slot Money For Education, Not Recetrack Owners
- 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.
- In Switch, Maryland Governor Weighs Referendum on Slots. Emily Newman // Bond Buyer;9/9/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31965, p4
Reports on the possibility of referendum to determine whether to legalize slot machines in Maryland. Position of Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich on slot machines.
- 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.
- Maryland Lawmakers Spar on Taxes, Fees, Slots. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;3/28/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31803, p4
The Senate and the House of Delegates in Maryland disagreed over tax increases, filing fees and Governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s slot-machine proposal. The Senate has disputed the House version of the fiscal 2004 budget, while the House has obstructed a Senate-approved slots bill.Aside from...
- Without Slots, Cuts Are Inevitable, Maryland Governor Says. Newman, Emily // Bond Buyer;4/1/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31854, p36
Reports that Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich has warned of spending cuts in the event the state House rejects his proposal to install additional slot machines to help bolster the budget. Revenue expected from the additional machines; Programs that could be affected by the cuts.
- 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.
- 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.