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Florida Supreme Court considers gambling amendment

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While the attorney for the Voter Control of Gambling amendment said it would address a “lack of clarity,” the state’s justices seemed to lack clarity about just what the constitutional change would do. The Florida Supreme Court heard oral argument Wednesday. It must OK proposed amendments to ensure they cover only one subject and that their ballot title and summary aren’t misleading. The amendment’s backers, Voters in Charge, wants to “ensure that Florida voters shall have the exclusive right to…

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Anti-gambling group’s poll shows overwhelming concern about gambling in Florida

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A new poll commissioned and released Thursday by the anti-gambling group No Casinos finds overwhelming majorities of Florida voters expressing strong reservations about the expansion of gaming and the politicians who would support such expansion. The poll, conducted by Hill Research Associates, found 75 percent of the voters surveyed did not think more gambling would improve quality of life, and 83 percent believe voters, not politicians, should make decisions about gambling policy. The survey also sent a stern warning to state…

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