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Special Session Round-Up for Tuesday

Here is a selection of news and links from around the web that supplement The Post's coverage of the Maryland special session as of Tuesday, Oct. 30.

From the governor, answers to "frequently asked questions" about the special session ...Senate Minority Leader David R. Brinkley tells the Baltimore Sun that he criticizes O'Malley for playing the "blame game"... The Sun reports that O'Malley's approval ratings have declined... Sen. Thomas "Mac" Middleton, D-Charles, tells the Examiner that O'Malley's plan to legalize slot machine gambling will be "the toughest [part] of all"...O'Malley's proposal to expand the state sales tax faces stiff opposition, according to the Associated Press... ABC's WMDT 47 report that counties fear that the burden will fall on local government if O'Malley's budget fails... From The Gazette, religious leaders in Prince George's don't want slot machines... St. Mary's Sheriff Tim Cameron, tells St. Mary's Today that he fears an explosion of gambling might attract organized crime.

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-- Compiled by Jamisha Purdy

By Washington Post Editors  |  October 30, 2007; 5:57 PM ET
Categories:  General Assembly  
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