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Posts tagged with ‘gambling’

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Vote Values 2016

by MFI News

Tomorrow, family values advocates like yourself will have the opportunity to make your voice heard in the Bay State in what will likely be an historic election. While MFI does not endorse candidates, we can help you become educated on the issues that affect the pro-family movement across the Commonwealth. On November 8, Massachusetts voters […]

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 […]

Mainers fighting new casinos

by mafamily

  The fight in Massachusetts over expanded predatory gambling is ongoing as the power players on Beacon Hill meet behind clothes doors. Meanwhile in Maine, gambling interests had been pressuring the governor and legislature to approve a casino without putting it to the people for a vote first. The lobbyists did not get their way, […]

Despite DiMasi conviction, casino dealings go behind closed doors

by mafamily

With the conflict of interest conviction of former House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi last week, transparency in government is once again front and center. But no one seems to have informed current Speaker DeLeo, Senate President Murray or Governor Patrick.   The Boston Globe pointed out yesterday that Speaker DeLeo stood outside his office last week […]

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 […]