Massachusetts Gov. Patrick Endorses Casino Plan; State Faces Shortfall

Kaske, Michelle
December 2007
Bond Buyer;12/20/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32778, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the endorsement of the potential economic benefits of casino development in Massachusetts by Governor Deval Patrick. The governor spoke of his casino initiative before the state's joint bonding committee. The casino could possibly bring $400 million of net operating revenue annually. However, gaming revenues would not be available yet to help address a $1.2 billion to $1.45 billion structural deficit going into fiscal 2009.


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