Boston Herald: No casino in Mass. yet, but commissioners have already spent $1.6m




The stateís plodding effort to launch casino gambling hasnít stopped a state commission from burning through $1.6 million in taxpayer money on consultants, travel and credit card expenses, records show. The spending on consultants and other expenses doesnít include what the state is paying to commission staff, and for the six-figure salaries of board members. That is expected to amount to several million dollars extra.
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