Senators consider future of the gaming industry

Senators consider future of the gaming industry

Internet gaming was just a few of the ideas brought up by senators Thursday as the chamber started the final day of its first week of budget hearings with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

This has not been the first time expanding gaming into an online market has been floated in Pennsylvania’s General Assembly.

Thursday, March 19, 2015/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Education effort to help ignition interlock proposal next session

A proposal championed by Sen. John Rafferty (R-Montgomery) to allow ignition interlock devices to be used for first-time DUI offenders failed to gain the necessary support to cross the finish line this session, but the effort came close.

After being amended in House Bill 1357, which unanimously passed the Senate in early October, the legislation died sitting in the House Rules Committee—just two steps away from final passage—in the final days of the 2013-2014 legislative session.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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