Mayor Bennett says the proposed new casino is a private development and those opposed to it should contact state legislators.
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Opponents of the bill say a new casino will decrease revenue and steal competition from exsisting casinos around the state.
Construction on the project began in 2003 and was beset by numerous delays.
State Sen. Jon Ford has authored legislation that would move unused gambling slots from southeastern Indiana's Rising Sun casino to Terre Haute.
Two former Vigo County School Corp. employees are accused in an over-billing kickback scheme that cost the school district over $80,000.
State Senator Jon Ford says the proposal will be a “heavy lift” to get through the legislature.
Mayor Bennett says a casino would do well in Terre Haute due to it's location near Illinois and proximity to Indianapolis.
The latest trouble with the Indiana 641 bypass has its southern-most stretch closed since Monday night.
State Sen. Jon Ford wants to move some unused games from an existing casino in Rising Sun to Terre Haute.