Legalized Gambling To Be Discussed By Kentucky Legislators This Week
The state of Kentucky is like so many others around the country. The finances are in the negative and Legislators are looking for ways to balance the budget.
This week, politicians in the state will begin their session. Among the topics that are set to be discussed is casino gambling. Arguments will be made on both sides of the issue. The main goal, however, will be figuring out how much casino gambling could help the state financially.
Other states have already went through the same kind of give and take that will take place in Kentucky this week. In most instances, it was determined that money that could be generated from casino revenue was just to much to pass up.
The option might even be more feasible in Kentucky than in other states. Residents in Kentucky cannot afford to pay higher taxes, so the alternative of casino gambling could be a beneficial one.
The most likely scenario, even if Legislators agree that casino gambling could lighten the financial stress, would be for revenue dollars to begin flowing in 2010. That still leaves a gap that will require some other action be taken to help the state's economy.
January 6, 2008
Posted By Tom Jones
Staff Editor, CasinoGamblingWeb.com
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