Politics & Government

January 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Casinos no cure-all for state budgets, economists say

FRANKFORT — Faced with another round of state budget cuts, Gov. Steve Beshear promotes casino gambling as a way "to improve our revenues long term" in Kentucky. But the nearly two dozen states that get revenue from casinos have struggled financially over the last three years, just like everyone else.

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