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Legalized gambling back before General Assembly



by Dave Williams | Mar 29, 2022 | Capitol Beat News Service

ATLANTA – Legalized gambling has emerged in the General Assembly with just four days remaining in this year’s legislative session.

The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee approved a constitutiona...

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  1. Georgians support this at well over 65%.

    Time for the legislature to move.

    We are all tired of government overreach and those religious groups who insist on forcing their ‘values’ on the rest of us.

  2. I am a moderate-conservative Republican. Brian Kemp’s fiscal responsibility suits me well. I am totally against opening our state to casinos and para-mutuel betting. However, there are many things that I oppose that I can abide with if my opinion is upended. I would like to see Medicade expansion throughout Georgia. Maybe not to the limits of ObamaCare, but a reasonable above-present investment in health care for the indigent in our state. We republicans love to toot our horns about individual responsibility and the old “pull up your bootstraps” credos; however, there are huge waves of people who are suffering for whatever reasons, and they need proper medical care. Hopefully, the income from legalized gambling can be an avenue for health care expansion as the Lottery is for education. I guess I’m a dreamer.

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