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Posts tagged with ‘casinos’

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Not going down without a fight

by mafamily

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 opposed to the backroom casino deal in launching a petition drive to repeal the newly […]

Maine, New Hampshire disagree on gambling

by mafamily

Two neighboring New England states took two very different paths as far as expanded gambling, with New Hampshire moving closer while Maine stopped additional expansion. On Tuesday, voters in Maine decisively defeated two different referendum questions that would have opened the door for a casino and two racinos. Question 2, which would have allowed racinos […]

Mineau denounces vote by House to bring slot machines to MA

by mafamily

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 14, 2011 MFI PRESIDENT DENOUNCES VOTE BY HOUSE TO BRING SLOT MACHINES TO MASS Calls on Senate to stop move towards casino culture in Bay State WOBURN, MA–Massachusetts Family Institute President Kris Mineau released the following statement after the 123-32 vote to approve three Vegas-style casinos and one slot parlor: […]

Dog days

by mafamily

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 still cranking on Beacon Hill. Unfortunately, it seems more and more like the process of […]

Mashpee tribe hires Delahunt in push for casino

by mafamily

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 years of experience in Massachusetts politics behind the Tribe’s efforts just two months removed from […]