Conservative Legislators Support Expanding Gambling


    From the Miami Herald —


    After years of resistance, the conservative leadership of the Florida House has signaled its willingness to pass legislation that would expand gambling in Florida to include new Las Vegas-style casinos in Miami-Dade and Broward counties in exchange for a constitutional amendment that requires voters to approve any future games.


    “I would be willing to talk about gaming in the state of Florida, even expansion, in return for contraction in some areas and passing a constitutional amendment,” House Speaker Will Weatherford said in an exclusive interview Tuesday with the Herald/Times.


    Weatherford added, however, that for the House to support new casinos there would…MORE HERE