Headlines from HJM: February 6, 2020

Every Maryland casino grew revenue in January — except one

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
Every Maryland casino except one saw strong year-over-year revenue increases in January, building on the modest growth the industry saw in December.
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Comptroller Joan Pratt is faulted for voting to sell city land to her church for $15

Publisher Name : Baltimore Brew
“Strange” and “out of the ordinary” procedures preceded the Board of Estimates vote, says the inspector general
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GBC's Fry calls on Maryland General Assembly to OK $375M Pimlico deal

Publisher Name : Baltimore Business Journal
For more than 140 years, Baltimore has proudly hosted the annual Preakness Stakes, the second jewel of the esteemed Triple Crown, at the historic Pimlico Race Track.
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State of the State: 2020 looks a lot like 2019 in Maryland | COMMENTARY

Publisher Name : The Baltimore Sun
The most remarkable thing about Gov. Larry Hogan’s State of the State address Wednesday wasn’t the content.
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Annapolis lobbying firms reach $650K settlement in bitter dispute

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
A venerable lobbying firm and its former employees who left to form an upstart competitor have reached a six-figure settlement in their legal dispute.
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Bill would let Md. health exchange offer insurance subsidies

Publisher Name : The Daily Record
Providing state subsidies to some people who get their health insurance through Maryland’s individual market would make plans for most people more affordable and bring more uninsured people into the market, supporters of a bill to create those subsidies said Wednesday.
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Officials to Investigate Problems With New Wireless Networks That Emerged During Tues. Primary

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
The Maryland State Board of Elections will investigate what caused a slowdown in the pollbooks used to check in voters during the special primary election in the 7th congressional district Tuesday.
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On Transit Equity Day, Experts Call for Bus Rapid Transit, Electric Vehicles in D.C. Suburbs

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Public transportation in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties is unreliable and unsafe, community members and transit experts asserted in a panel discussion Tuesday night — an event to commemorate Transit Equity Day.
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Hogan uses State of the State address to focus on crime in Baltimore, partisanship

Publisher Name : Maryland Matters
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan used his sixth State of the State address Wednesday to elevate the unrelenting violence in Baltimore as the state’s most pressing problem, and to draw a contrast with the rancor defining national politics.
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