Supporters of a Maryland ballot initiative to expand gambling are touting the proposal as a way to jump-start the state's underperforming slots industry, but opponents say that doubling down on gambling would be a losing bet.
They may not agree on casinos, tax rates or debt ceilings, but at last week's Board of Public Works meeting, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot found common ground.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and other city hall types have nothing but praise for Brian Hanlon.
A top adviser to Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Tim Kaine said last week that Karl Rove, the powerful Republican admonger and former adviser to President George W. Bush, was right.
The owners and managers of seven nightclubs in Prince George's County were indicted on tax evasion charges Tuesday, signaling that county officials' war on problem nightclubs is far from over.
After voting this week to raise income tax rates on the state's highest earners, Maryland lawmakers aren't ruling out more tax increases next year.
The Maryland Board of Public Works paid tribute last week to outgoing state Transportation Secretary Beverley K. Swaim-Staley, but it was perhaps a little too uniform in its praise for the retiring Cabinet member.
Listen up, Maryland public schools — state Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot has a bone to pick with you.
The Maryland Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to keep the state property-tax rate at its current level, but one member warned that increases could come soon if the state doesn't tighten its belt.