Dan Morain

August 28, 2013 12:00 AM

Dan Morain: Wall Street firms spend to block competing casino

Backers of a referendum to halt an Indian casino from opening on Highway 99 north of Fresno are earnest people whose simple goal is to protect their quaint lifestyle, or so their campaign’s name would suggest. It’s called Keep Vegas-style Casinos Out of Neighborhoods. It appears to be the sort of underdog undertaking that would warm Hiram Johnson’s heart, except it’s not

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Dan Morain has been a columnist for The Sacramento Bee since 2010, focusing on state government and politics. He previously worked for The Los Angeles Times, covering the California Supreme Court when Rose Bird was chief justice, the Legislature when Willie Brown was speaker and the governor's office during Gray Davis' tenure. Dan Morain can be reached at dmorain@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @DanielMorain.

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