Posts Tagged: HB 649

GREAT NEWS – No Vote This Year on State-Sponsored Online Gambling

December 16, 2015 | 2 comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags:

 

HB 649 – the bad Pennsylvania proposal for state-sponsored online and video gambling – will not be voted on this year as part of any state budget deals. That’s an early Christmas present for Pennsylvania families.

This proposed legislation … Read more

Don’t Try Fooling PA Taxpayers with Online Gambling Tricks

December 15, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: ,

In the midst of budget deliberations, some PA lawmakers believe a good solution is our government getting more involved with gambling.

The idea is simple in their mind – just pass HB 649 and each year we can reach inside … Read more

Your Voice Needed: State Representatives Plan Sunday Vote on Disastrous Bill

December 12, 2015 | 1 comment | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

UPDATE: HB 649 will not be voted on this year as part of any state budget deals. Click here to read more about this early Christmas present for Pennsylvania families.

State lawmakers are over five months overdue in passing a … Read more

State House Makes Bad Change to Already Bad Online Gambling Proposal

December 11, 2015 | No comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

The budget is not the only thing being debated on by members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. In a 96-93 vote on Wednesday, the PA House added an amendment to the already dangerous HB 649 that would allow video … Read more

Harmful bill passes committee, would bring government-sponsored gambling to every PA household

November 19, 2015 | 3 comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags:

On Wednesday, the State House Gaming Oversight Committee passed HB 649 – which would bring government-sponsored gambling to any computer or mobile device throughout Pennsylvania; as well as video slots machines in airports. This sets the bill up for a … Read more