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  • Is Pennsylvania’s Gambling Plan Irresponsible?
    Jun 02 2014

    Is Pennsylvania’s Gambling Plan Irresponsible?

    Pennsylvania’s state legislature is examining the possibility of expanding gambling in order to cover budget deficits. However, some are arguing that the state is over reliant upon gambling revenues and therefore putting those with gambling problems at greater risk. The state is currently considering legalizing online gambling. A recent study from a Philadelphia-based consultant found

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  • New York Highly Dependent on Gambling Revenues
    Jun 02 2014

    New York Highly Dependent on Gambling Revenues

    A new report from New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli states that over the last twenty years the state has grown ever more dependent on gambling revenues. However, the amount of state aid to school districts, which includes lottery revenue, is smaller than it was in the New York State Lottery’s inaugural year. The last

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