Tag: Protect Dogs–Yes on 13
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Jim RosicaOctober 3, 2018
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The state’s top gambling regulator, using the greyhound industry’s own concern against it, has nixed an “emergency” request to allow tours of greyhound kennels at race tracks. Robert Ehrhardt, director of the Division of Pari-mutuel Wagering, on Wednesday released a letter (reprinted below) that he sent to Florida Greyhound Association lobbyist and spokesman Jack Cory. Ehrhardt’s division oversees dog […]

Guest AuthorSeptember 12, 2018
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In light of a recent industry guest column regarding state gambling data, voters should ask themselves whether they can believe anything the greyhound industry says. Earlier this week, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released new data on gambling at Florida racetracks. According to this report, betting at Florida dog tracks fell by 6.4 percent […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 7, 2018
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The Florida Supreme Court on Friday ordered a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban betting on live greyhound racing back on the ballot, reversing a lower-court judge. Now, if approved by at least 60 percent of voters in November, the measure could sound the death knell of the state’s 87-year-old greyhound industry. In Florida, live dog racing is still conducted […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 4, 2018
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Gambling regulators on Tuesday warned racing greyhound owners and others that public tours of kennels at Florida greyhound tracks may violate state regulations. A representative of the industry soon shot back that the prohibition was “outrageous!” Last month, the National Greyhound Association said it would offer tours of “three Florida greyhound tracks and their on-site kennels.” The two-hour guided […]

Jim RosicaAugust 29, 2018
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The Florida Supreme Court will now consider whether general election voters will get to see a constitutional amendment ending live greyhound racing. Lawyers for the state and the Florida Greyhound Association gave argument Wednesday before the state’s seven justices. As usual, the court offered no clue when it might rule. The association challenged the amendment, saying […]

Staff ReportsAugust 7, 2018
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The Protect Dogs-Yes on 13 campaign on Tuesday announced endorsements from Lara Trump, President Donald Trump‘s daughter in law, as well as Attorney General Pam Bondi. Trump and Bondi also are listed as “special guests” at a fundraiser for the campaign set for Thursday in Connecticut. It’s trying to garner votes for a proposed constitutional amendment ending […]

Staff ReportsAugust 3, 2018
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The Protect Dogs-Yes on 13 campaign announced late Thursday that it received the endorsement of 57 local businesses from across the state. The campaign, which is promoting passage of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at ending live dog racing in Florida, is pressing ahead despite a judge’s ruling that the measure’s ballot title and summary are defective […]


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