Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling – District 13 Senate Questionnaire 2017

NEWPORT – Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling (CCACG) released the following District 13 Senate Candidates* survey results today. CCACG President Liz Taber said, “To better inform District 13 voters about the Senate candidates’ positions on gambling in RI, we are Continue reading

2016 Election – State and Local Candidates advocacy – Casinos and Gambling

CCACG asked three questions focused on understanding each Newport candidate’s advocacy when it comes to expanding gambling and protecting a community’s right to decide. CCACG Questionnaire for 2016 Newport Candidates: 1. Do you pledge to oppose any efforts to retain Continue reading

The term “convenience casino” may be replaced by “neighborhood casino” or “county casino”.

It is important that we pay attention to what is happening in New Jersey.  It is my opinion that we could be facing a similar situation here in Newport.  Christie and his cronies are trying to direct the people of Continue reading

Little energy in R.I. Assembly to revive Ethics Commission powers

Where is the voter “outrage”? Without an “ethics commission” in RI State Government who is watching out for the best interests of the voters and tax payers? At a State House hearing last week on this year’s renewed push by Continue reading

Massachusetts AG presses for more casino regulations

“Allowing a state agency and a private developer to act in this manner erodes the public’s confidence in government,” he wrote in a Thursday letter. “Wynn has been allowed to proceed with its project seemingly unchecked, with little regard for Continue reading

Rhode Island a strong candidate for iGaming! What does that mean?

State of Online Gambling in the US: 9 Potential Candidates Part 3 of Bluff’s ongoing look at the current state of online gambling in the United States continues with a look at nine states where online gambling legislation is a Continue reading

National Day of Action Against Predatory Gambling on Sat. Sept. 26 and Sun. Sept. 27.

Bobby Hafemann took his life because he became addicted to electronic gambling machines. Who was the primary sponsor and beneficiary of the machines that led to his death? His own state government.  Bobby’s sister, Ronda Hatefi, has organized an annual Continue reading

WPRI video Liz Taber CCACG President says; “…help small businesses and support sustainable economic development projects.”

City residents rejected a ballot question last November that would’ve allowed table games at Newport Grand. The vote followed months of heated debate, with supporters saying the expansion would create hundreds of jobs and opponents arguing it would negatively impact the community.   Continue reading

CCACG RESPONDS TO NEWPORT GRAND SALE

NEWPORT – Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling released the following statement following the announcement that Newport Grand will be sold to Twin River Management Group. CCACG President Liz Taber said: “We note that Twin River Management Group stated they will not Continue reading