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.

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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.

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The legislation will go to the full Senate next week.