Monday, March 14, 2005

Location, location, location...

From today's Oakland Tribune:

But state Assemblywoman Loni Hancock, D-Berkeley, who has taken a lead role in opposing the compact, took a page from Sollitto's comments, saying she "would hope the governor would have some seller's remorse" for foisting this raw deal on West Contra Costa County.

Location, location, location

"The governor proposed a 5,000-slot-machine casino, the third-largest in the United States, two blocks from a freeway that is in gridlock for large parts of every day and in the middle of a low-income community," Hancock said, expressing disdain for Schwarzenegger's ability to assess casino impacts.

As for Miller, she said, "he had every reason to expect something smaller. The letter that the Lytton Band sent to Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1999 clearly stated they had no intention of enlarging the existing building."

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