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New Jersey taxpayers are paying $2.3M to law firms "that employ some of the biggest names in the legal world" as part of the state's effort "to allow sports betting at casinos and race tracks," according to documents cited by Matt Friedman of the Newark STAR-LEDGER. Following a federal appeals cour...
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Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is looking at a possible increase in the city''s amusement tax to raise nearly $20M in new tax and fee revenues. The 1/3 rise from 6% to 8% of the amusement tax would apply
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