GUEST COLUMN: More slots won’t fix the budget
I want to share my thoughts about adding slot machines to existing racetracks in Minnesota.
On Feb. 16, the editorial board was lobbied to write an endorsement for racino gambling. We were told this would add $100 million new tax dollars to the state’s coffers, possibly solving everything from K-12 education shortfalls, building the Vikings a new stadium, filling potholes, and who knows what else.
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