Lottery resolution approved; vote set for 2002

Thursday, February 15, 2001 at 1:00am

The state House of Representatives Wednesday validated a Senate joint resolution setting a popular referendum in November 2002 to establish a state lottery.

The resolution was concurred in by a vote of 80-15 after Rep. Chris Newton (R-Turtletown) fought off last-ditch arguments by anti-gambling representatives.

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