Gov. Deval Patrick says he will consider allowing slot machines as part of expanded gambling in Massachusetts if the Legislature begins approving other stalled bills.
Massachusetts House and Senate negotiators are telling their staff to begin work drafting a final casino bill even though they’ve yet to break a logjam on the most critical issues dividing the two legislative bodies.
Do you believe this? It’s true, the newspaper headlines are screaming….”tensions are rising”, “time is running short”, both sides are preparing to do battle”, “House and Senate leaders are puzzled.” All of this over […]
WBZ’s Ed Walsh talks with the “Dean” of the Massachusetts House, Bridgewater Democrat David Flynn, about the future of slot machines at Bay State tracks.
A dozen Massachusetts mayors wrote to House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Tuesday to voice their support for his expanded gambling plan that includes adding slot machines at the state’s racetracks.
WBZ’s Ed Walsh moderates our virtual political roundtable.
The legislative session ends at the end of the month and because the governor needs ten days to consider a bill, it’s coming down to the wire for passage of a casino bill this […]