The North Dakota casino expansion bill introduced by House Majority Leader Al Carlson (R) has been rejected by the heavily controlled chamber that is republican.
State lawmaker Al Carlson’s push allowing North that is commercial Dakota to be built has failed.
Carlson’s bill desired to more than double the number of brick-and-mortar casinos in the Roughrider State, but the legislation garnered support that is little among his own party. The bill was highly defeated by way of a vote of 63-28.
Carlson’s resolution would have asked North Dakota voters next November whether they support the expansion of gambling and allowing six land-based commercial casinos to be developed. The state currently has tribal casinos, along with charitable gaming and pari-mutuel wagering.
The longtime lawmaker who has served the 41st District since 1993, which includes Fargo, shrugged off the results and said he expected the tally.
Of the 94 seats in North Dakota’s House of Representatives, Carlson’s GOP settings 81. Almost all frontrunner said he ‘didn’t bypass breaking arms’ trying to acquire help from his colleagues that are legislative.
Payback No Answer
Carlson’s measure, if it could have been passed and approved by voters, would have allowed casinos that are commercial be built at least 40 miles away from sovereign reservations.
The ballot question had been seen by some as payback by Carlson towards the native community that is ameri Continue reading