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Tag: gaming

Dec.
7th

TAXES: Gaming is an option worth pursuing

It is interesting that our governor is speaking for our Legislature in declaring non-tribal gaming not an option for increasing state revenue.

The only downside that I can see is that the various tribes that have been provided the means to monopolize the gaming business may reduce the amount of their donations to their political allies.

The reality is that if the state were to expand gaming, even limited to existing locations, more people would be employed, maybe even some of the soon-to-be displaced liquor store workers.

The excuse that the money wouldn’t come fast enough also doesn’t make sense.

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