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Lawmakers file 122-page amendment on Seminole Compact

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A 122-page “proposed committee substitute” that dropped Sunday night on the House’s 2016 gambling legislation would keep intact the guts of the proposed Seminole Compact, while allowing for expanded gambling opportunities throughout the state. The measure, set for consideration in the House Finance and Tax Committee Monday, makes proposed revisions to the new gambling deal (HB 7109) between the state and Seminole Tribe of Florida. Among those, the language allows slot machines in five of six counties where voters approved the gambling in…

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In remembrance, Peter J. Schorsch

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Here was the post I wrote four years ago in eulogy of Peter J. Schorsch. This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.– T.S. EliotThese were the last words of consequence that my father spoke before he passed away in his sleep this past Sunday. That he said them two days before his death is testament to how intelligent and…

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Peter J. Schorsch, 1941-2006

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This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper. — T.S. Eliot These were the last words of consequence that my father spoke before he passed away in his sleep this past Sunday. That he said them two days before his death is testament to how intelligent and lucid he remained during his four-month struggle with bone, liver and lung cancer.…

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