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Monday, April 09, 2012

Recent Prince George's County News (9 Apr 2012)

Gory Prince George's
Public Safety (including public corruption)
  • AnnieLinskey Cleaner version of House Ways & Means committee gambling vote. Includes react from Baker, Cordish co, Anderson bsun.md/Ios9tB
  • WPJohnWagner The House Ways and Means committee vote on the Prince George's casino bill was 14 to 4, which brings it to the floor in a strong position. 
  • realpgcounty HouseWays&Means approves PGC casino bill. Now to the floor. 
  • ben_giles Final tally on the gambling bill in House committee: 14 support, 4 abstain, 4 opposed.
  • ben_giles Clarification: a PG casino could open on Jan. 1 2017 or 3 years after a Baltimore city casino opens. It'd be whichever date came earlier.
  • ben_giles Comptroller Franchot blasts Gov. O'Malley for taxes and slot machines, @hcpeterson reports. bit.ly/HqTK8A
  • AFPMD Rumor has it that a Casino/slots bill for PG is close at hand. Budget still can make it by mid-night.
  • ben_giles Del. George said House leaders have the votes to pass the gambling bill. Tweaking details now, such as when a PG casino could open.
  • DCExaminerLocal Lobbyists are winning big with Maryland gambling measure bit.ly/HtcR8a
  • DCExaminerLocal RT @BrianHughes_: Maryland fantasy sports nerds, rejoice. You're no longer breaking the law when playing for $: bit.ly/HrEhFF
  • WPJohnWagner Speaker Busch: Looking at a two-year or three-year delay after Baltimore casino opens before one could open in Prince George's
  • AnnieLinskey SRB is trying to convince Baltimore city delegation to support the new PG gambling bill.
  • PGCountyScoop Gambling still paralyzes Md. Assembly washingtonpost.com/local/dc-polit…
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