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Maryland Politics: September 28, 2008 - October 4, 2008

Edwards, Cummings Vote "Yes" on Bailout

Two Maryland Democrats were among those who changed their votes on the Wall Street bailout plan since Monday, shifting from opposition to support and helping push the bill toward passage. Freshman Rep. Donna F. Edwards (D) and veteran Rep. Elijah...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  October 3, 2008; 2:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Slots Proponents: About To Go Up On Baltimore TV

A pro-slots group says it is about to air the first television ads related to Maryland's upcoming referendum on expanding gambling. In an email to supporters of its efforts, For Maryland For Our Future said the ads are needed to...

By John Wagner  |  October 3, 2008; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  John Wagner , Slots  
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Opponents of MoCo's Transgender Law Head Back to Court

The lawsuit filed in Montgomery County Circuit Court this week by opponents of new transgender protections asks the court to block the law from taking effect until residents have an opportunity to vote on the measure. The legal challenge, filed...

By Ann Marimow  |  October 3, 2008; 9:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Ann Marimow , Montgomery County  
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Leggett Plans Trade Trip to Asia

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett (D) departs next week for a two-week economic development trip to Korea and China. The Asia tour follows Leggett's trade mission last year to Israel. The trip's price tag for the county executive and his...

By Anne Bartlett  |  October 2, 2008; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Ann Marimow , Montgomery County  
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Slots Foes Want Ads Yanked

The anti-slots group Marylanders United to Stop Slots says it is asking 12 radio stations in Washington and Baltimore to pull two pro-slots ads that the group considers "false and misleading." The ads by For Maryland, For Our Future...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  October 1, 2008; 2:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Slots  
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Horse Industry Slams Ehrlich

Representatives of Maryland's horse-racing industry yesterday sharply criticized former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for voicing opposition to the state's slots referendum, suggesting that the Republican was trying to deny a victory to his Democratic successor. Ehrlich, who spent much...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  September 30, 2008; 9:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  John Wagner , Slots  
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Fillmore Plan Divides MoCo Council

Montgomery County Council members were divided yesterday on a pair of land-use measures designed to bring one of Live Nation's Fillmore music halls to downtown Silver Spring. The council's planning committee debated technical changes to Montgomery's land-use rules that...

By Anne Bartlett  |  September 30, 2008; 8:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Ann Marimow , Montgomery County  
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Donna Edwards Vote "No" on Bailout

While her fellow Marylander Majority Leader Steny Hoyer exhorted the House of Representatives to approve a $700 billion bailout plan, Donna Edwards voted against the plan. "This legislation would have done little to help the hard working people in...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  September 29, 2008; 2:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
 
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Ehrlich Calls Slots Referendum "Bad Policy"

After spending the better part of his administration and much of his political capital pushing for slot machine gambling, former governor Bob Ehrlich is opposed to the referendum that could finally bring slots to Maryland. On his weekend radio show...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  September 29, 2008; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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