Re: Betting at racetracks in Ohio dropping off
Posted by: tsterni
Date: January 04, 2008 01:27PM
You forgot to mention myohionow gives 30% in taxes to 88 counties by per capita, Cuyahoga County get $15 million ayear, lake $7 million and Franklin County $12 million, to use for anything they want! ( schools, seniors, Medicaid, lower property taxes, highways) Morally, its not near schools or churches its in the middle of nowhere, in southern ohio . As of Nov 07 in the Columbus Dispatch, the State has a budget shortfall of $118 million, of that $50. Million is Medicaid, we lost 11,500 jobs last year in the state, tax revenues are down. That's when casinos make sense. They passes in other States when there was a budget shortfall, because no one wants to raise taxes. My Friend works for a Bridge engineering firm in Cleveland, the State, O-dot just canceled $30 million in work. Which included the new inter belt work in Cleveland, there goes more jobs. Strickland just canceled dental for Medicaid hospital patience's, and 3% increase in Medicaid payments, how long can he just keep cutting services. Now Charles Ramafrom Beulah park track in Columbus wants to put a another issue on the ballot
in Nov 08 ,to stop Myohionow,com.(its 50 miles from his track and 20 miles from riverside downs in Cinni, This is a good thing, because he must match the 30% tax going back to the 88 counties, along with $15 million licence fee per track.