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Kentucky casino gambling issue is 'Dead'
Friday, January 22, 2010 at 12:43:45 PM
The top two leaders of the Kentucky General Assembly say the concept of a state budget based on revenue from casino gambling is dead. That's the latest response from House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Senate President David Williams, to the budget plan unveiled Tuesday by Gov. Beshear.
Stumbo's still interested in the idea of a one-year budget.
"We'll have a two-year budget," said Stumbo. "It just may be that -- at least our thinking is -- we might make some projections and have some safeguards in there that would allow the General Assembly to revisit the situation next year, which the General Assembly would have the inherit ability to do anyhow."
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