Sen. Jeff Woodburn http://nhpr.org en Gambling Bill Amendment: A Few More Details On Help For North Country http://nhpr.org/post/gambling-bill-amendment-few-more-details-help-north-country <p>An amendment to Senate Bill 152, which proposes a single casino in the state, provides details on how money designated for use in the North Country would be used.</p><p>Sen. Jeff Woodburn, a Democrat from Dalton, says his amendment:</p><p>1) Requires the funds would be managed by “three public members from the North Country appointed by the governor.” Each would serve a two-year term.</p><p>2) Requires the money would be used for “job creation, economic stability and other activities which improve the standard of living of residents of the North Country."</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:43:47 +0000 Chris Jensen 23106 at http://nhpr.org