RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means

A collection of news and information related to U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means published by this site and its partners.

Top U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • House leaders to scrap Senate casino plan

    With only three days remaining in the General Assembly's session, House leaders plan to scrap a Senate plan that would expand gambling in Maryland and write a substantially new bill — a move that could doom any effort to approve a sixth casino in...
  • Assembly fails to pass tax bill, adopts 'Doomsday' budget

    Assembly fails to pass tax bill, adopts 'Doomsday' budget
    The Maryland General Assembly's regular 90-day session ended in disarray Monday at midnight as legislators failed to approve an income tax measure to which their leaders had agreed. The lack of action meant that a so-called "doomsday" budget —...
  • Balto. Co. school board bill fails in final hours of Assembly session

    Legislation to add elected members to the Baltimore County school board failed in the General Assembly late Monday, amid intense opposition from County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. The state Senate passed a measure last week to add six elected members to...
  • Miller lashes out at House as standoff lingers

    With less than eight hours remaining before the General Assembly would have to go into an exteneded session, the House and Senate remain divided over income taxes and -- some believe -- casino gambling. As of late afternoon Monday, legislative leaders...
  • House Ways and Means passes a gambling bill

    The House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill that would allow gambling in Prince George's County and table games at all Maryland casinos on a 14 to 4 vote. Four members abstained. Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker said that he likes the...
  • House-Senate deal collapsed in final hours

    House-Senate deal collapsed in final hours
    About 10:30 p.m. Monday, House Speaker Michael E. Busch walked across the State House and delivered a grim message to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller: There weren't enough votes in the House to pass the gambling bill. Everything was unraveling....
  • Letter: There for the dog owners

    Editor: The recent Special Session convened in the Maryland General Assembly dealt with two proposed bills in which four days of debate were spent. Senate Bill II was designed as the supposed answer to the recent Maryland Court of Appeals ruling in Tracy...
  • Gambling expansion: Maryland's $223 million question

    Gambling expansion: Maryland's $223 million question
    On Monday, Gov.Martin O'Malleybegins a series of make-or-break meetings with local officials and legislative leaders to decide whether he can muster the support necessary to call a special legislative session this month to consider expanding Maryland's...
  • Congressman Camp To Start Cancer Treatments

    Congressman Camp To Start Cancer Treatments
    An area congressman announced Saturday that he will begin undergoing cancer treatments. As chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, is one of the most powerful men in Washington. He just celebrated his 59th...
  • Busch sets out four principles for gambling bill

    House Speaker Michael E. Busch sent out an email Wednesday evening to his 97 fellow Democrats laying out his a framework for gambling expansion legislation and setting a schedule for the next few days. First and foremost: The speaker says that adding...
  • Maryland gambling special session starts day later for House

    Maryland gambling special session starts day later for House
    Maryland's House of Delegates is set to convene for a special session Friday Aug. 10, a day after members of the Senate are scheduled to come back to Annapolis, according to an email sent to members by House Speaker Michael E. Busch. The speaker also...