“County execs tell voters to ignore anti-gambling ads”

From the Washington Examiner of September 21, 2012:

” ‘When I see those despicable ads on the television today urging Maryland to reject this question, urging Maryland to not vote in support of this, people need to understand that the people behind those ads stand to benefit if we reject this, and then Maryland will suffer as a result of it,’ said Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett.

“Though state budget analysts predict gambling profits will add $174.5 million to the Education Trust Fund by fiscal 2017, they also expect the state to reduce the amount of money going to education from the general fund.”

Read the full story at the Washington Examiner.