Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker speaks at a news conference on July 27, 2012 in Annapolis, Md. Baker says he believes county residents will support a casino in the county. From the right in front are; House Speaker Michael Busch, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Gov. Martin O’Malley, Baker and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller. (Brian Witte/AP)

But even if the billpasses both Senate and House – and the House is still a big question mark – none of the construction jobs will be showing up for at least two years and most of the permanent jobs won’t appear until O’Malley has long departed the State House.

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