1. Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts urges Springfield votes to let casino question move forward

    Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts urges Springfield votes to let casino question move forward

    The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts is urging Springfield voters to approve the July 16 referendum on the MGM Springfield casino proposal for the city’s South End.The EDC, a regional organization that looks at economic issues and fosters business growth, bases the assertion on a review of MGM Springfield’s proposed host community agreement with the city and a belief that the agreement could provide an economic boost to the region.

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    1. It's not really an endorsement per se.
    2. We felt a proposal of this magnitude required us to express an opinion.
    3. Casinos come in when there is a vacuum and do not attract long-term economic development.
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