It’s great news for Massachusetts, as New Hampshire rejects its latest casino bill.
It might be impossible for New Hampshire to come closer to casino that is legalizing without actually doing it following a two-hour debate, the state’s two-casino bill was killed down in the home a week ago by one vote, just one single month after its one-casino bill was rejected by 29 votes, and 12 months after the one before that. Deputy Speaker Naida Kaen, who had been presiding within the session, cast the deciding vote following a 172-172 tie.
The bill could have paved the real way for two gaming licenses for which operators would compete in a bidding process. With regulations drawn up by the Gaming Regulatory Oversight Authority, it hoped to generate $25 million in revenue-sharing for towns and towns, and a poll that is recent the University of the latest Hampshire suggested that almost all of residents were in support of casino gambling.
Two gambling enterprises in full procedure would generate $168 million for the state, it’s projected, and the Granite State needs the funds inside your, now that its controversial ‘hospital tax’ has been ruled unconstitutional, leaving a $185 million hole in the state budget.
A New Hope
It’s understood that 17 representatives whom voted against final month’s bill changed their minds now, largely because it was tagged onto a bill to decriminalize marijuana, which they supported. Likewise, 42 rep […]