An article from The Republican published on August 24, 2010

September 2nd, 2010 by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer No comments »

Mohegan Sun stresses commitment to Palmer casino despite stalled gambling bill in Massachusetts legislature

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New poll shows majority of Massachusetts residents support casinos

April 22nd, 2010 by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer No comments »

A new poll conducted by Western New England College in Springfield shows that nearly sixty percent of adults in Massachusetts support the recently proposed casino bill that would license two resort casinos in Massachusetts.  A resort casino in Palmer would lead to the creation of thousands of jobs and breathe new life into the town.  You can read more about the poll at the stories that have been posted at MassLive and the Boston Herald.

Palmer citizens group endorses State Senate’s actions towards resort casinos

April 19th, 2010 by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer No comments »

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.

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Photos from the 04/14/10 Rally for Jobs

April 14th, 2010 by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer No comments »

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.

House passes gaming legislation

April 14th, 2010 by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer No comments »

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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April 11th, 2010 by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer No comments »

We’re proud to announce that we’re now on Facebook!  We invite you to become a fan and follow our updates.  While we aim to deliver content to this site, we will also be active on Facebook and Twitter, so we highly encourage you to follow us there to get the full scoop.  Become a fan and spread the word by inviting your friends to help us make a difference!

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Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer is on Twitter!

April 11th, 2010 by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer No comments »

We’re proud to announce that we’ve just launched a Twitter feed! Visit and follow us at http://www.twitter.com/citizens4palmer, where you can see our latest updates and interact with other Twitter users.  Our latest Tweet can always be viewed in the sidebar in the top-right of the page and you can click on it to visit us.

Welcome to CitizensForPalmer.com!

April 11th, 2010 by Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer No comments »

Welcome to the official homepage of Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer! Our group is dedicated to promoting initiatives that will lead to the economic growth and advancement of Palmer, MA and create jobs for the many in need. With the support of the public, we can make a difference. Stay tuned to this site for updates.

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Citizens for Jobs and Growth in Palmer