Monthly Archive:: March 2014

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Michigan Charitable Gaming Association March, 2014     JCAR Cancels March 26 VoteNext Hearing on Thursday, March 27 1pm  House Bill 5424 introduced by Rep. Heise   After receiving countless calls from charities expressing their concern for the latest version of Director Kalm’s rules, it became clear that there were not enough votes to affirm [&hellip

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JCAR Meeting Canceled Today

Your phone calls made a difference! JCAR HEARING CANCELLED Thank you to everyone who made phone calls today. The JCAR Hearing has been cancelled due to lack of votes in favor of the rules. Do not drive to Lansing on Wednesday morning. Please spread the word.   This will set the stage for Senate Bill [&hellip

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3rd JCAR Meeting March 26th!

PLAN TO ATTEND WED. MAR 26 8:30a.m. 3rd JCAR HEARING ON RULES As expected, the JCAR Committee has scheduled another hearing on the rules for Wednesday March 26, 2014 at 8:30a.m.  No new rules are available yet, but when and if we have access to them, they will be sent along. Unlike last week’s hearing, [&hellip

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Taking a Break and Prop Bet Fun

Poker is a wicked game. I am not going to sit here and say that it is a sport. I feel, obviously, that the game is more mental than physical, therefore it is more of a game than a sport. Anyway, I am not interested in arguing over definitions or anything of such. I am [&hellip

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JCAR Meeting Update from the MiCGA

JCAR Hearing Update: JCAR Will Vote Next Week After a 3 and 1/2 hour hearing, and taking testimony from approximately 40 charities, the MiCGA and Director Kalm, Senator Pappageorge adjourned. He indicated that he would hold the vote next week after members had some time to process what they had learned from the testimony. Approximately [&hellip

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JCAR Hearing March 12th! Plan to Attend

JCAR SETS HEARING DATE PLAN TO ATTEND!  JOINT COMMITTEE ON ADMINISTRATIVE RULES Scheduled Meeting Senator John Pappageorge, Presiding Co-chair Representative Tom McMillin, Co-chair   Date:                     Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Time:                    3:00 p.m. Place:                    Senate Hearing Room, Ground Floor, Boji Tower, 124 W. Allegan St., Lansing MI 48933   AGENDA   Department of Treasury Executive Director [&hellip

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