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Churchill Downs' PAC contribution to conservative group draws ire of top Ky. House Democrat
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, June 27, 2014 7:39 AM EDT
A new political action committee working to elect conservatives to the Kentucky legislature has received a $100,000 contribution from Churchill Downs.
Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo says the contribution could come back to haunt Churchill.
The company has been seeking legislation for years that would allow casino-style gambling in Kentucky. Stumbo says Democrats have been most supportive of Churchill's efforts to build a casino in Louisville.
Stumbo says the contribution will make it extremely difficult for the House to move forward on the expanded gambling issue.
Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com