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December 16, 2017
WFCR Local News
WFCR Local News
Dimasi Threatens Delaying Casino Decision to 2009
(2007-10-02)
(wfcr) - Massachusetts House Speaker Sal Dimasi left the door open Monday to the Legislature shunning Governor Deval Patrick's casino proposal until 2009, a delay that could transform the issue's role in the 2008 Legislative elections. The Governor has not yet filed legislation that would allow casinos in the state, but said Monday he may do so this week or early next week:


Dimasi has said he finds the publicity around casinos "nauseating", and he has repeated his doubts about the economic benefits casinos might offer.
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