ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — A sweeping plan to overhaul Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore has cleared a key hurdle in the Maryland General Assembly.
By unanimous vote, the plan won the approval of the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee.READ MORE: University Of Maryland Will Have In-Person Spring 2021 Commencement At Maryland Stadium
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The measure calls for the Maryland Stadium Authority to issue up to $375 million in bonds to pay for renovations at Pimlico and Laurel Park in Anne Arundel County.MORE NEWS: 'Plus-Up' Stimulus Checks Going Out To Those Who Were Underpaid
The legislation will go to the full Senate next week.