Home Must Reads Lawmakers consider new lottery bills

Lawmakers consider new lottery bills

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Friday, January 25, 2013

Three new bills aim to stop problem gambling with Oregon Lottery games.

Past efforts to restrict the lottery failed to find support among lawmakers wary about stifling what has become a lucrative source of money for schools, parks and other state programs. But [Rep. Carolyn] Tomei says her efforts to target problem gamblers are getting early support.

Tomei, who chairs the House Human Services Committee, is working on a trio of bills aimed at curbing gambling addiction and reducing pressure on the Oregon Lottery to make money for the state. Taken together, the bills represent some of the toughest anti-addiction measures since state voters approved lottery games in 1984.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}lottery{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Fast Food Slows Down

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

The ubiquitous fast-food restaurant may be on the decline.


Read more...

Molecular Movies

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY LINDA BAKER

Dr. Chong Fang isn’t God. But the assistant professor of chemistry at Oregon State University is getting closer to figuring out how he put everything together. 


Read more...

Gone Fishing

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY LORI TOBIAS

Business has been good to Laura Anderson, leading some to suggest she must be awfully lucky to find such success in a business notorious for failure. But luck’s had little to do with it.


Read more...

Downtime

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

How State Representative Julie Parrish (House District 37) balances life between work and play.


Read more...

Launch

September 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

September's Launch article features Orchid Health, BuddyUp and Inter-Europe Consulting.


Read more...

Powerlist: Colleges and Universities

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation about higher education with the presidents of the University of Oregon and Clackamas Community College, followed by September's powerlist.


Read more...

Powerlist: Law Firms

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with leading partners at law firms in Portland and eastern Oregon, followed by October's powerlist.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS