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Mon February 10, 2014
Support Lacking In Senate For Casino Gambling Bill
A prominent Republican says he hasn't lined up enough Senate support to pass a proposed ballot measure aimed at legalizing casinos.
Senate Majority Caucus Chairman Dan Seum said Monday night he hasn't given up on the issue. But he said he has no plans to seek a vote until he has the votes needed to win Senate passage.
Seum made the comments after Senate Republicans discussed the issue behind closed doors.
Proposals seeking to legalize casinos have been introduced in the Senate and House. Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear campaigned in support of expanded gambling as a revenue producer.
Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer said Monday night that Beshear should push an expanded gambling measure in the Democratic-led House if he wants it badly enough.
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