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Archive for Thursday, January 30, 2020

From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: House Gaming Control Subcommittee supports a proposal that would require “Play responsibly” printed on each Florida Lottery ticket

This week the House Gaming Control Subcommittee voted to support a proposal that would require the words Play responsibly to be placed on the face of each Florida Lottery ticket. Last year, Governor DeSantis vetoed a similar proposal, saying it would negatively impact students. Theres a joke about the lottery that its a tax on people who are bad at math. In a state with no income tax, where politicians bend over backwards to give tax breaks to corporations, its a joke with a lot of truth to it. In its 30 years of operation, the Florida Lottery has raked in more than a hundred billion dollars, and turned 33 billion of that over to the state education fund. Thats ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

VIDEO: What Iowa Looks Like Ahead Of The Caucuses

Democrats have descended on the state in the hopes that they pass muster with Iowans. Hear the voices and see the scene in the days leading up to first contest in the 2020 presidential race.
Published in NPR News