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Maryland Politics: July 6, 2008 - July 12, 2008

Bereano Tops Lobbying List

Bruce C. Bereano, whose lobbying career was derailed only briefly by a 1994 mail fraud conviction, has reclaimed the No. 1 spot on a list of top earners in Annapolis. Bereano reported receiving $806,250 in compensation for lobbying activities between...

By John Wagner  |  July 12, 2008; 6:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Maryland Maintains AAA Bond Rating

Despite ongoing fiscal challenges, Maryland has retained its AAA bond rating in advance of a $415 million bond sale next week, State Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp announced yesterday. Maryland is one of only seven states with a AAA rating from...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  July 11, 2008; 2:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Former AG to Lead Death Penalty Panel

Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) yesterday tapped a former U.S. attorney general to lead a panel examining Maryland's death penalty, opening another chapter in the state's long-running legal and political drama over the issue. Benjamin R. Civiletti, who served under President...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  July 10, 2008; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Sierra Club Rejects Slots

The Maryland chapter of the Sierra Club has voiced its opposition to the state's November referendum on slot-machine gambling, which would authorize up to 15,000 machines at five locations. In a statement, the group said its greatest concern is a...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  July 10, 2008; 7:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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The [County] Checks Are in the Mail

One casualty of Montgomery's ongoing budget constraints appears to be the hundreds of residents who served as poll workers during the special election contests in April and May to fill the open County Council seat of the late Marilyn Praisner....

By Phyllis Jordan  |  July 10, 2008; 6:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Takoma Park's Latest Stand: Foie Gras

Takoma Park's elected leaders are taking a stand against foie gras, the fatty goose liver and French delicacy. At the urging of Mayor Bruce Williams, the City Council unanimously approved a resolution last week opposing "the production and sale...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  July 9, 2008; 1:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Penn National Eyeing Md. Slots Site

Penn National Gaming, a major casino operator, has secured an option to purchase a 36-acre tract of land in Cecil County that could serve as a slots venue if Maryland voters approve a November referendum legalizing up to 15,000 gambling...

By John Wagner  |  July 8, 2008; 11:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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