“Nothing is a slam dunk in that committee, but I think it will be released,” said House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf.
The bill has already passed the Senate and deserves to have a date on the floor, he added.
What about H.B.#23 Pete ?
Mar 31, 2014 – Reported Out of Committee (APPROPRIATIONS) in House with 5 On Its Merits Jun 11, 2013 – Amendment HA 2 – Introduced and Placed With Bill Jun 04, 2013 – Assigned to Appropriations Committee in House Mar 27, 2013 – Reported Out of Committee (EDUCATION) in House with 6 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits Mar 27, 2013 – Amendment HA 1 – Introduced and Placed With Bill Jan 23, 2013 – Introduced and Assigned to Education Committee in House
Schwarzkopf cries when games are being play with legislation impacting “his” pals at the casinos! But it’s OK to block real transparency laws for public schools. Not good Pete! Just another reason to vote Rep Longhurst over of office.
Others on the committee are sponsors of the bill, including House Minority Leader Daniel Short, a Seaford Republican. The bills are not bailout bills, but a tax reduction that allows the casinos time try to regain financial footing, he said.
Yep and Rep Short voted yes on H.B.#334! So much for his credibility. Rep Short let’s just call your casino plan a backdoor bailout.