Tag Archives: Gaming

Organizations Push To Pass Laws Protecting Racing Greyhounds

By on December 4th, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 8:37 pm

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Last month, sixteen animal protection organizations sent a letter to the Florida House and Senate Gaming Committees, calling for the passage of two greyhound protection measures. The letter asked lawmakers to pass a greyhound injury reporting law and to eliminate a state mandate requiring gaming facilities to hold live dog races.

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New Florida senate committee on gaming holds first meeting

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:55 pm

The Florida Senate Committee on Gaming held its first official meeting this week. Regan McCarthy reports the group’s leader said they’ll focus this year on getting a comprehensive look at gaming in the state.

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