Gambling Forum – January 14, 2010

Gambling Forum – January 14, 2010

The Newton Democratic City Committee is sponsoring a forum on the merits of gambling - slots and casino - in the Commonwealth.  In the next session, the legislature will be considering the governor’s proposals for an expansion of gambling in Massachusetts as a way of generating revenue for the state and fostering economic growth.  Join us to hear the pros and cons and to ask your questions.

When:              Thursday, January 14th from 7:00p.m. -9:p.m.

Where:             The Scandinavian Living Center, 206 Waltham Street, West Newton

Who:                Moderator, Scott Harshbarger, former Attorney General of Mass.

Panel:               State Representative, Newton -  Ruth Balser - opposed

                         State Representative, Sudbury - Thomas Conway - opposed

                         President, Massachusetts Building Trades - Frank Callahan - in favor

                         Business Representative Carpenters Union 275 - Kevin Kelley - in favor