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Education Lock-Box On The Ballot Tomorrow

November 5th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

Do we need a Constitutional Amendment to keep politician’s hands off the casino money that was supposed to go to our schools?  That’s one of the questions you may not have heard about on Maryland’s election ballot Tuesday. A decade ago, when supporters were pushing to legalize gambling in Maryland, they pitched it in commercial after commercial as a windfall for education. "Question 2 provides $660 million to fund education," several of the ads promised. Perhaps no surprise, it didn't work out that way. The hope is that things will be different this go around.  The so called education lock- box is one of the few issues that Republican Governor Larry Hogan and his Democrat opponent Ben Jealous actually agree on. Hogan discussed the issue last week after the Washington Post published an editorial opposing Question One,,,

 

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