Ohio Public Radio
11:38 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Casino petition progresses

Columbus, OH – It's likely that in November, Ohio voters will get a chance to vote on whether to authorize a $600 million gambling casino complex near Wilmington. The reason a vote is likely is that casino BACKERS are now wrapping up a well-financed drive to collect enough petition signatures to put the proposed constitutional amendment onto the ballot. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports that not everyone who's signing the petitions fits the stereotype.