I read this morning about L.D. 1203, the racino bill, not passing.

Why can’t a business decide to move to another location with that town’s approval? This going back to the voters is really depressing.

Many jobs were depending on this bill. I fear that harness racing will be only at the fairs now, if the horsemen come back to the state to race.

There is a big difference between a casino and a racino. I could give many reasons why casinos won’t work, but I guess time will tell.

Time was a big factor in this bill. Scarborough and the horsemen needed this to pass now.

In closing, I want to note that Gov. Paul LePage has caused many people to have to uproot to another state because the industry is dead in the state of Maine.

Joan Gray

Monmouth