Casino backers urge colleagues to consider bill's revenue

April 8, 2015 12:09 AM

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Supporters of casino gambling are asking skeptical colleagues in the House of Representatives to consider the revenue that would come from a proposed bill to approve two casinos after a grueling House budget process that struggled to find new sources of cash.

"All of us would have had a different budget if there would have been more revenue," said Democratic Rep. Katherine Rogers, a member of the House Finance Committee who supports the casino proposal. "This might not be the method that every one of us would choose as our favorite, but it's here now and...

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