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Undocumented immigrants are proud and loud now with their demands
Topic - George C. Edwards
After three years of lackluster bids and lukewarm interest from developers, a company has been chosen to build a slots casino at a debt-ridden state-owned resort in Western Maryland.
With just a week left in the 2012 General Assembly session, Maryland lawmakers have hundreds of bills left to consider. But only a handful of proposals will get most of their attention.
Maryland state budget analysts Tuesday suggested nearly $800 million in potential cuts as part of a "doomsday" budget that Senate leaders have vowed to consider if lawmakers cannot agree on a mix of cuts and revenue increases in this year's spending plan.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's executive order calling for a study on natural-gas drilling has upset some political opponents, who note that a similar proposal failed in this year's General Assembly.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, a Democrat, throughout his tenure has spoken of "One Maryland," in which lawmakers and residents work across party and jurisdictional lines to accomplish common goals.
"They want to show they've got the clout, and they're going to run the state," Mr. Edwards said. "In most cases, they have no idea what these issues are about."
Small-county legislators have long bristled at efforts by urban colleagues to impose environmental reforms on rural areas, said Sen. George C. Edwards, a Garrett Republican and state legislator since 1983.