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Beshear, Kentucky leaders urge lawmakers to pass sports betting legislation; KEA, Chamber support bill

With support from educators, top business leaders, law enforcement and retirees, Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday called on lawmakers to pass sports betting legislation to stop Kentucky dollars from flowing to neighboring states and use those funds for needs in Kentucky. “We have a real urgency in Kentucky. We need new revenue to support the needs of our communities, our state and especially our children...