Thursday, May 03, 2007

Two quick casino developments

One grantee asks not to have the slot parlors after all! Or rather, they have a thousand, and are hedging about when they're going to get around to expanding their space and adding the other promised amenities -- maybe not such a surprise after all...

In similar little-heard news, casino supporters from Fishtown make their case.
In fact, they say, the sooner SugarHouse can bring its 1,100 new jobs to the city, the better. These are jobs offering good salaries, benefits and pensions - and, in many cases, don't require a college degree.
Meanwhile, Casino-Free Philadelphia activists plan to get a casino vote with or without city approval, promising to put wooden boxes near polling places to collect public "votes" on election day...


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