Parkinson signs statewide smoking ban into law

By Scott Rothschild · March 12, 2010 · Comment on this

Asked about the new ban's provision that could remove smoking areas in downtown Lawrence, Parkinson said he sympathizes with businesses adversely affected by government regulations, but said state officials have to focus on the “greater good.”

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Jon Jambor 5 years, 2 months ago

The Governor laments that the exclusion for casinos is "hypocritical". No, Mr. Governor, YOU are the hypocrite for signing a regulation that exempts your little cash cow. What you are saying, is "screw you, Mr. Small Businessman... we're the State. Do what we say, not what we do". Is anyone else as troubled by this blatant abuse of legislative power?

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