Ohio governor may face fallout from changing stance on slot machines

07/20/2009 | Tallmadge Express (Ohio), The

Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland may face political fallout from his support for expanded gambling in the state, a reversal from his earlier position against allowing slot machines at Ohio racetracks, according to this article. In January, Strickland said, "I think gambling is not good for Ohio, and it certainly would not be any preferred course of action on my part." However, faced with a budget shortfall, Strickland changed his mind and supported the slot machine measure.

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