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Friday, August 21, 2009

Study: Repeal the lottery

Posted By on Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 2:56 PM

The Legislative Council today referred Sen. Sue Madison's proposal for repeal of the state lottery to a committee for study. She was absent, but legislators promised it would get "due consideration." Which probably means not much. Sen. Terry Smith said:

"I don’t know what the reasoning is behind this interim study, but it seems like it’s got as much hot air … as I did when I woke up from my colonoscopy yesterday,”

 

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