July 14, 2016 The NTRA has retained the Alpine Group in Washington, D.C., to provide expert federal government advocacy for the horse racing and breeding industry since 2000. Alpine is [...]
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July 13, 2016 Blood-Horse Staff Two members of Congress who support pari-mutuel tax changes submitted a joint letter July 12 urging the United States Department of Treasury to finalize new [...]
July 12, 2016 Tom LaMarra, Blood-Horse The Pennsylvania Senate July 11 passed a bill that in part restores earlier language that governs the state Thoroughbred breeding fund. The measure was [...]
July 7, 2016 Tom Precious, Blood-Horse A recent move by New York legislators to scare off investors in possible future casinos in New Jersey could backfire, according to the operator [...]
June 30, 2016 Tom LaMarra, Blood-Horse The Pennsylvania House of Representatives June 30 approved substantive changes to the Thoroughbred breeding fund, some payments from which have been suspended for months [...]
June 28, 2016 Tom LaMarra, Blood-Horse Legislation that would change the parameters of the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Breeding Fund cleared a House of Representatives committee June 27. The bill, which heads [...]
June 28, 2016 Lynne Snierson, Blood-Horse A statewide referendum to allow a slot-machine parlor adjacent to Suffolk Downs will move forward after the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled June 28 [...]
Jun 27, 2016 Tom Precious, Blood-Horse The administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hitting back at criticism from the Saratoga Springs community over the recent controversy involving the now-scuttled plan [...]
June 22, 2016 UPDATE ON TAX MODERNIZATION FOR PARI-MUTUEL WINNINGS Modernization of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations for withholding and reporting pari-mutuel winnings continues to progress in Washington, D.C. Both [...]
June 22, 2016 Tom Lamarra, Blood-Horse Legislation that would divert up to $57 million a year to horse racing from Internet poker operations cleared the California Assembly Committee on Appropriations [...]