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Mon December 17, 2012
Holyoke Mayor on His Casino Flip-Flop
Last week, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse reversed his stance on casino developments in the city. His decision came just weeks after he initially flip-flopped his longtime anti-casino stance- a platform that was a big part of his 2011 run for mayor.
Morse spoke with Boston Public Radio's Callie Crossley about why he had considered plans for a casino in his city, and what tempted him about casino developers' plans. Morse said casino developers' showed him tax revenue projections that were tempting. "Revenue projections alone would make any mayor look twice at their proposal," he said on Boston Public Radio. Listen to the full interview to hear more.