DiMasi Breaks Vow & Blocks Slots Bill?


But not everyone is buying the argument the state’s most powerful politician can’t find a way to get a vote on a bill.

And it’s just the latest in a years-long series of disputes over the anti-gambling speaker’s handling of controversial casino and slot machine bills.

“This is a one-party state and the speaker has tremendous power,” said state Sen. Richard Tisei (R-Wakefield). “If the speaker wants to have a vote on something, there will be one.”

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