The North Dakota casino expansion bill introduced by House Majority Leader Al Carlson (R) has been rejected by the heavily controlled chamber that is republican.
State lawmaker Al Carlson’s push allowing commercial North Dakota casinos to be built has failed.
Carlson’s bill desired to more than double the amount of brick-and-mortar casinos in the Roughrider State, but the legislation garnered little support also among his own celebration. The bill was strongly defeated with a vote of 63-28.
Carlson’s resolution might have asked North Dakota voters next November whether they help the expansion of gambling and allowing six land-based casinos that are commercial be developed. The state currently has casinos that are tribal along with charitable gaming and pari-mutuel wagering.
The longtime lawmaker who has served the 41st District since 1993, which includes Fargo, shrugged from the results and said he expected the tally.
For the 94 seats in North Dakota’s House of Representatives, Carlson’s GOP settings 81. Almost all leader said he ‘didn’t go around breaking arms’ trying to acquire support from his legislative peers.
Payback No Answer
Carlson’s measure, if it could have been passed and approved by voters, would have permitted commercial gambling enterprises to be built at least 40 miles away from sovereign reservations.
The ballot question had been seen by some as payback by Carlson to your native community that is Continue reading “North Dakota Casino Expansion Bill Shot Back Off the Pipeline”