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Committee Introduces Bill That Could Help Reopen KS Dog, Horse Tracks

990509 27204292Photo from sxc.huA Kansas Senate committee has introduced a gaming bill that could help reopening some dog and horse racing tracks. It would also make it easier to attract a casino developer to southeast Kansas. Dozens of advocates for the bill descended on the Statehouse yesterday (THUR) to lobby for it. KPR’s Stephen Koranda has more.


The legislation could face opposition from Governor Same Brownback, who has said he believes lawmakers have enough on their plates and should focus on other issues instead of gaming bills.

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A Kansas Senate committee has introduced a gaming bill aimed at attracting a casino developer to southeast Kansas and reopening some dog and horse racing tracks.  Dozens of advocates for the gaming industry descended on the Statehouse yesterday (THUR) to lobby on behalf of the bill. KPR’s Stephen Koranda has more.

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