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Testimony in Opposition to the Expansion of Legalized Gambling

TESTIMONY IN OPPOSITION TO THE EXPANSION OF LEGALIZED GAMBLING Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies May 4, 2011 Massachusetts Family Institute is a 20-year-old research and public policy institute dedicated to strengthening families in the Commonwealth. As such,

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With budget debate comes predatory gambling fight

Next Wednesday, there will be a public hearing at the State House on several bills that would expand legalized predatory gambling here in Massachusetts. The bills would expand legal gambling to include Class III gambling (i.e. slot machines), opening the

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Casino debate looks to heat up soon

Our friends at United to Stop Slots in Massachusetts (USS Mass) announced in an email this week that “the calm before the storm has ended and casino proponents have re-emerged, with new backing behind them.” Now more than ever we

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Mashpee tribe hires Delahunt in push for casino

Former Massachusetts congressman William Delahunt has been hired by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe as they continue to push for the right to build a casino in Southeastern Massachusetts. As the Boston Globe pointed out, Delahunt will be putting nearly 40

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Mashpee tribe hires Delahunt as lobbyist

Boston Globe: Mashpee tribe hires Delahunt as lobbyist Former US representative William D. Delahunt, capitalizing on his nearly 40 years in Massachusetts politics, announced yesterday that he is taking a new job as a lobbyist for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe,

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Casino plan filed on Beacon Hill

Sen. Jennifer Flanagan (D-Leominster) has filed a three-casino proposal and is encouraging her colleagues to bring it up soon. “I don’t want to see a repeat of last year,” Flanagan told the State House News Service, referring to the expanded

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