Maryland Lawmakers Spar on Taxes, Fees, Slots
- 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.
- 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.
- Betting the budget. Levine, Samantha // U.S. News & World Report;3/31/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 10, p55
Focuses on American state governments attempting to use legalized gambling as a way to balance budget deficits. Number of states considering gambling bills; Impact of homeland security on the state budget in Washington (State); Factors leading to record budget deficits in states; Details of a...
- 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...
- 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 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 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...