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Not going down without a fight

Dear Friends of the Family, Contrary to what many in the press and on Beacon Hill will have you believe, the so-called fat lady as NOT yet sung her closing number on the gambling debate. Yesterday, I joined fellow allies

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Meanwhile, casinos are coming to the Bay State

As the expression goes, when it rains it pours. And regrettably, the current situation in Massachusetts is much more serious than such an expression conveys. As promised, the Legislature moved before Thanksgiving to legalize expanded predatory gambling. The conference committee

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Letter: Letting casino wolves run wild

Letting casino wolves run wild I am a strong supporter of Gov. Deval Patrick, but I think he’s facing a big mistake with the casino-gambling bill now headed toward a conference committee at the State House. While many courageous legislators

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Anti casino groups make statement on Beacon Hill

MFI stood with our friends in the coalition United to Stop Slots in Massachusetts (USS Mass) on the steps of the State House yesterday to call on legislators to reject the false promises of expanded predatory gambling and vote against

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Gambling storm on the horizon

Dear Friends of the Family, As I am writing, Hurricane Irene has her sights set on New England this weekend. Though there isn’t much any of us can do to stop Irene from coming, there are ways to properly prepare

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Dog days

Friends of the Family, With the thermometer hitting 90, we are truly in the dog days of summer. Many of you are probably on vacation and may not read this message until you return, but the gears of government are

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Packed gambling hearing as leadership split remains

Last year, the seemingly unstoppable push for expanded predatory gambling in Massachusetts came to a halt when a division developed between Beacon Hill leaders over the placement of slot machines at the state’s racetracks. The debate has once again kicked

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