Massachusetts governor urges lawmakers to compromise on casino bill

07/16/2010 | WBUR-FM (Boston)

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick urged the state House and Senate to work out a compromise on a casino bill stalled in conference committee. "I think that if we get a compromise it will be because we've dialed down the rhetoric a little bit and folks have started talking to each other instead of just about each other," Patrick said. The bill would legalize gambling in Massachusetts, but the House version of the bill contains a provision for slot machines at racinos, while the Senate version does not.

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