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County governments in Maryland could raise up to 5 cents per gallon on gas sales for local transportation projects, under the latest proposal made Thursday by the state Senate president on how to raise badly needed money for transportation.
Gaming officials say Maryland’s three casinos generated more than $45 million in revenue in December.
While Maryland legislative leaders say they are painfully aware of the need for additional transportation money, they didn’t sound very confident on Friday during a preview of the upcoming session that there will be enough support in the Legislature to produce a revenue package of the magnitude that is needed.
Superstorm Sandy did little lasting damage in the Washington area, but it did cause a big dip in Metro’s ridership.
The National Aquarium is pumping more than $300 million into the local economy.
Maryland’s three casinos pulled in $43.1 million in November, led by the new Maryland Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County.
Uncertainty about the “fiscal cliff” in Washington could have a significant impact on consumer behavior over the holidays in a state like Maryland that relies on the federal government for so many jobs, the head of the Maryland Retailers Association told a panel of state officials on Thursday.
Maryland lottery officials say revenue at the Hollywood Casino in Perryville dropped more than a third in September compared to the year before. And they say the new Maryland Live! casino in Anne Arundel County has quickly taken a large lead among the state’s three casinos.
A Maryland panel has recommended raising the state’s debt limit by $150 million in the next fiscal year.
A Maryland board has approved hiring fund managers to disburse slot machine revenue set aside to help minority- and women-owned businesses.
Few thought it was a good idea for Ada Polla to start a skin care line in Washington — not industry insiders, not mentors and especially not her father, a dermatologist who originally created the products for his medical spa in Geneva.