Monday, December 30, 2013

“It’s easy for people to find a reason to oppose casinos”


Major funding sources in the state’s budget for the coming year and years to come may be eliminated if two ballot initiatives to be considered in the November 2014 election are successful next year. 
Seven ballot initiatives have already received enough signatures - 68,911 - to be placed on the ballot next year. Among them are calls to repeal the casino legislation and the automatic gas tax increase, both of which are tied to sources of revenue for the coming fiscal or future fiscal years. 
However, the leaders of the initiatives say their cause outweighs these budget concerns.

Read more: http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x800890845/Ballot-questions-may-cause-budget-woes#ixzz2oxcCnRXI