This new Hampshire House once again rejected a casino gambling bill.
Brand New Hampshire casino proponents thought that was their day wednesday.
Time and time again, the state House of Representatives had beaten back once again efforts to pass through casino gambling bills for New Hampshire, but this week could are different.
Both supporters of the casino bill and opponents were unsure of what the consequence of a bill will be, and there was even speak about what Shawn Jasper, the House Speaker, would do in the event that vote ended in a tie that is dead.
Large Margin of Defeat Surprised Many
But most of that conjecture was for naught, as this new Hampshire House yet again voted against adding casino gambling towards the state, again defeating the bill by way of a fairly big margin.
In the end, there have been just 156 votes in support of the proposition against 208 against the idea of bring one or more casinos to the state.
' I do not think anyone whom was in opposition to this bill ever suspected so it ended up being planning to be that large of a margin,' said Representative David Hess (R-Hooksett).
' I became form of shocked by the vote, said State Senator Lou D'Allesandro (D-Manchester), who introduced the companion bill that passed in the brand new Hampshire Senate last thirty days. 'I chose to do much better.'
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