Tag Archives: Casinos

Small rural towns lose in casino deal….

I was just reviewing Devalue Patrick’s FY 2009 state budget, which is admittedly a long way from final.  I was particularly interested in the portion of local aid represented by the gaming revenues of Devalue’s three casino proposal.  As it is, Devalue has proposed funding local aid to cities and towns, in part, from the casino revenues that have yet…

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Teachers unions promised funding from casinos

Is this any way to promote a casino? MTA to Deval’s rescue. They just love new revenue, even if its unrealized!
Patrick bets on teachers in three-casino push Governor launching new offensive to get bill passed Jan 17, 2008 By Ken Maguire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON- Gov. Deval L. Patrick said yesterday he’s not locked into his plan on how…

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I’m conservative, because I’m a bleeding heart liberal.

I’m pretty big on social justice issues, yet years ago as a self described liberal trying to explain to my peers that maybe their ideas could be more harmful then good their only response was that I was really a religious conservative. Eventually I took their advice and became one. Two of my thoughts… on casinos and the break down…

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Patrick Scalps Em!

http://www.theboston… BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick plans to propose that the state sell licenses for three full-scale resort casinos in Massachusetts, The Boston Globe reported Sunday.  The governor’s plan would place casinos in three regions of the state: Western and Southeastern Massachusetts and a third casino north of Boston. … All three casino licenses would be put out for bid,…

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MassINC CommonWealth forum on Casino Gambling – September 18

Greetings from MassINC. Red Mass Group regulars might be interested in a CommonWealth Forum we're conducting on September 18 to explore the Casino Gambling issue. It's free and open to the public, so we invite you to join us and lend your voice to the discussion. Here are the details: —— High Stakes: The Casino Gambling Debate MassINC CommonWealth Forum…

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