House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi (center) talked yesterday with Peter Meade (left) of Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Paul Guzzi, chief executive of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The speaker addressed the chamber yesterday.

DiMasi delivers blow to slots bill

Says he doubts boost to economy

By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / March 30, 2006

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House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi publicly disputed yesterday assertions by supporters that allowing slot machines in Massachusetts would boost the economy, and he predicted that the House would defeat pending legislation to bring 8,000 machines to four racetracks. (Full article: 1108 words)

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