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Michael E. Busch
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ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Marylanders contributed about $150 million in taxes last year to Delaware and West Virginia by playing slot machines in those states, according to a report released yesterday.
ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Martin O"Malley"s administration gave an update yesterday on plans to address the state"s $1.5 billion deficit, saying reforms will include closing corporate tax loopholes and demanding that the wealthy "pay their fair share."
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O'Malley is telling residents to either support tax increases or prepare for deep cuts in state funding to their local governments.
ANNAPOLIS — State budget analysts yesterday presented a "doomsday" scenario to state lawmakers that would require more than 1,000 layoffs and $1.5 billion in cuts to offset the state's structural deficit without raising taxes.
THE WASHINGTON TIMES OCEAN CITY — House Speaker Michael E. Busch yesterday warned local officials from across Maryland to prepare for less financial support and not to criticize state lawmakers as they struggle with a $1.5 billion budget deficit.
ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Saying that slots are necessary to save the state's racing industry, Gov. Martin O'Malley is sending a delegation to examine gambling operations in neighboring states and is in discussions with legislative leaders on the issue.
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland administrative law judge ruled this week that Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration illegally fired a Republican state worker and ordered the worker to be reinstated with full back pay.
ANNAPOLIS — By this fall, Pfc. Will Amos, a Marine from Annapolis stationed at Camp Fallujah in Iraq, will have traded his rifle for a pen and sand-strewn streets for tree-lined sidewalks.
ANNAPOLIS — With lawmakers preparing for cuts if new state revenues are not found, Gov. Martin O'Malley said he is confident the state "will choose to invest in solutions that protect our quality of life."