SENATE SWEEPS RACE HORSE FUND TO INVEST IN DCR, DEP [+AUDIO]
By Colin A. Young
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 16, 2017.....In the race to stake a claim to millions of dollars set aside in an account to help the horse racing industry, the Senate may have just claimed the pole position.
Tucked into the Senate's $40.3 billion fiscal year 2018 budget proposal is an outside section that would sweep $15 million from the Race Horse Development Fund into the General Fund by June 30, 2018, availing the Senate to $15 million in new revenue that it proposes to spend other programs.
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