The House vote
on Senate Bill 133will be held next
Wednesday, April 29. We ask that you reach out to your State Representative and
urge them to vote against the bill.
message is simple. Don't push the panic button. For 30 years the state has
balanced its budget and provided programs and services without resorting to
revenue the state may gain from casino gambling will be offset by crime,
addiction and other social costs. Is it worth trading services to one group of
vulnerable citizens by creating another group of vulnerable citizens?
bottom line is that for casinos to win, state residents have to lose. Millennium
Gaming will be the big winner if the State grants it a Salem casino monopoly and
nothing can prevent a future legislature from diverting the promised revenue
sharing that was tacked onto the bill as a sweetner.
Once casinos are
legalized there is no turning back. No state stops at one.
could make the difference in Wednesday's
Steve Duprey and Harold Janeway
Casino Free NH and the Granite State Coalition Against Expanded