Committee Votes 6 To 5; Casino Bill Shot Down

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A proposal to legalize casinos in Kentucky
has been voted down by a sharply divided House committee.

Two separate proposals were up for consideration on Tuesday, but
the Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments and
Intergovernmental Affairs couldn't agree on either.

Beshear met with House Speaker Jody Richards and other
Democratic leaders in his office Monday night in an effort to nudge
his gambling proposal along.

Beshear wants Kentucky lawmakers to approve a constitutional
amendment that would allow casino gambling in the state.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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