Mohegan Sun stresses commitment to Palmer casino despite stalled gambling bill in Massachusetts legislature
Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer is prepared to support expanded gaming legislation to be filed by the State Senate. We greatly appreciate the Senate President’s comments that the Senate’s gaming bill “is all about creating as many jobs as possible” for the citizens of the Commonwealth.
Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer is ready for this next phase of the casino issue. We are ready to continue assisting the Town of Palmer in the preparation of applying for a resort casino license under the terms of the proposed legislation.
We urge State Senator Stephen Brewer to support this expanded gaming legislation. This is a great opportunity to advance job creation and economic viability for Palmer and all of Western Massachusetts.
Attached with this press release are pictures from the April 14, 2010 “Rally for Jobs” at the Basketball Hall of Fame. This rally was held by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer and the Pioneer Valley Building Trades Coalition. In addition to being well attended by members of the local trade unions and Palmer citizens, the rally was covered by local NBC affiliate WWLP 22 News.
Photos from the “Rally for Jobs,” an event supporting a Western Massachusetts resort casino in Palmer, MA. The rally was held on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010 at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA and organized by The Pioneer Valley Building Trades Council and Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer.
The Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer applauds the passage of the comprehensive gaming legislation by the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer, is looking forward to working with local, regional and state officials to bring a resort casino to Palmer.
This legislation is an unprecedented opportunity to advance job creation and economic viability for Palmer and the entire Western Massachusetts region. Palmer has been working for 15 years in hopes of this day and it is now before us.
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