Wis. Officials Applaud Court's Gaming Ruling

Shields, Yvette
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/18/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32424, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the ruling of the Wisconsin Supreme Court that upheld the constitutionality of gaming compacts in the state. In an anonymous vote of 7 to 0, the gaming compacts from 1991 and 1992 was upheld, which supported new games permitted under an amendment in 2003 and protect about $260 million revenues receive by state from the compacts. David Schmiedicke, the state budget director, stated that the ruling goes a long way in solidifying the estimates used in budgeting.


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