Keyword: Gov. ed rendell

  • Critical Care Center Being Built in PA

    Ground has been officially broken for the state-of-the-art James M. Moran Jr. Critical Care Center at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa.

  • PA Test Results: 98.8% Steroid-Free

    Nearly all of the more than 2,000 samples tested for anabolic steroids in Pennsylvania racehorses during a two-month period came back negative, state officials said March 4.

  • The 2004 Kentucky Derby victory by Smarty Jones apparently has done more for Pennsylvania racing than more than 100 Derbies and a long racing history have done for Kentucky, at least as far as legislation goes.

    Analysis: 'Smarty Slots' Take Lead

    The "Smarty slots" in Pennsylvania have been jingling for more than a year. In Kentucky, where the racing industry views Pennsylvania as a major threat, casino legislation broke from the gate in a tangle yet again this year.

  • Pennsy Governor Says Tracks Must Be Protected

    Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell isn't against having slot machines at locations other than racetracks, but he said if that's the case, it's imperative the tracks and the horse racing industry be protected.

  • Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell

    Pennsylvania Governor to Speak at Racino Conference

    Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, whose 2002 campaign platform included an endorsement for racetrack gaming, will issue a "major policy speech" Nov. 12 at the closing session of Racino 2003 at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort in West Virginia.

  • Slots Bills Up For Debate in Pennsylvania Legislature

    A pivotal week for slot-machine legislation in Pennsylvania is ahead as the Senate is expected to debate a plan to legalize the devices at the state's racetracks, possibly May 12-13. Supporters of slots are planning to "leapfrog" a potentially hostile committee vote by putting the legislation on the floor as an amendment to another bill, according to the Associated Press.