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House Speaker to Propose Expanded Gambling Legislation, Casinos in Kentucky

House Speaker Greg Stumbo has pledged to propose a constitutional amendment to allow as many as seven casinos to open in Kentucky. In announcing his proposal, Stumbo cited KyCIR’s examination of tax revenues from eight casinos just across state lines on the north bank of the Ohio River. Continue Reading →

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Bill to Regulate Indiana Animal Exhibitors and Dealers Dies in Committee

Federally-licensed exhibitors and dealers of dangerous animals in Indiana won’t be subject to additional state regulations.

A legislative proposal that would have required certain animal owners to apply for a state license and submit to annual inspections was voted down this week by Indiana’s Senate Natural Resources Committee. The proposal centered on owners of Class III animals, such as wolves, bears and big cats. Continue Reading →

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