“I am not a fan of gaming as an economic development tool. It certainly will create jobs … but I believe there are alternatives.” The candidate said he is against the sites selected for the two Philadelphia casinos. His role will be to insure the city is moving in the way to be certain it can impose the greatest restriction possible over the possible negatives from the casinos — traffic congestion, curb cuts, air quality, gambling addiction, and increases in crime to name a few. “Residents need to be protected. We have to be sure the process does not negatively impact our ability to improve the waterfront,” he concluded.
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