KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App

Panel Will Consider Bill Banning Casino Smoking



Bookmark and Share

State senators will discuss legislation that would ban smoking in Iowa casinos.
 
A Senate subcommittee was scheduled to discuss the proposal Tuesday. Casinos were exempted from Iowa's Smokefree Air Act when it passed in 2008.
 
Democratic Sen. Jack Hatch, who has supported efforts to expand the ban, says it would be a public health benefit. But he questioned whether the bill would have much support in the Legislature.
 
Sen. Jeff Danielson heads the panel considering the proposal. The Democrat says he'd like to see updated information on how a smoking ban would affect revenues that come to the state.
 
Danielson hasn't taken a position on the bill. He says the information provided in 2008 was that a smoking ban would hurt casino income.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Charges Were Coming Before Benda's Death

South Dakota's attorney general says he was ready to file charges and seek ...

Keller Williams To Acquire HJN

KDLT News has confirmed that Keller Williams is set to acquire HJN. The ...

Man Receives 11-Plus Years For Role In Drug Death

One of two men accused of supplying methamphetamine that ...

"Hot Seat" Saves Kids  story with video  Jul. 29

Aberdeen City Attorney Resigning At End Of August  Jul. 29

Storm Lake Nursing Home Fined After Woman's Fall  Jul. 29

Liberians In US Worry About Ebola Outbreak  Jul. 29

Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Pregnant Girlfriend  Jul. 29

Jackley To Brief Lawmakers On Economic Probe  Jul. 29

Sunflower Harvest Underway In The Dakotas  Jul. 29

Former Hutterites Release Second Book  story with video  Jul. 29

BackPack Program To Feed Record Amount  story with video  Jul. 28

Obama Authorizes Federal Disaster Aid For SD  Jul. 28

1st Revenue Estimate Puts SD State Budget In Black  Jul. 28

SF Road Construction Season In Full Swing  story with video  Jul. 28

Grain Elevators Looking For More Trains  story with video  Jul. 28

Police Release SF Robbery Suspect Pictures  Jul. 28

Man Reported Fake Robbery At SD Verizon Store  Jul. 28

SBA Disaster Centers Closing In 3 SD Cities  Jul. 28

Education Students In SD Get State Scholarship  Jul. 28

KDLT News Archive
     

Police Release SF Robbery Suspect Pictures

Sioux Falls Police have released surveillance pictures ...

No More Handshakes  story with video

(NBC News) Our society dictates that when meeting someone new the polite ...

CO Man Dies In Meade County Accident

A Colorado man died in a one-vehicle crash on the New ...

Court Upholds SD Man's Murder Sentence  Jul. 28

BackPack Program To Feed Record Amount  story with video  Jul. 28

Aurora Woman Killed In Idaho Accident  Jul. 28

Grain Elevators Looking For More Trains  story with video  Jul. 28

Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion  Jul. 28

KDLT News Archive
     

Madison and Tabor advance to "B" Championship  story with video

Tabor won a thriller over Groton 6-5 to advance to Tuesday's State "B" Legion ...

Hejna jumps into college football at SDSU  story with video

Considering his first name it's appropriate that Yankton's J. J. ...

Vikings Sign Rudolph To Extension  story with video

Mankato, MN (July 27, 2014) – The Minnesota Vikings have announced ...

Birds Blow Chance For Sweep  story with video  Jul. 27

Madison Rolls Past Groton At Legion State B  story with video  Jul. 27

Champions Crowned At Asfora/Clayton Tournament  story with video  Jul. 27

Veteran Greenway Leader On Vikings Defense  story with video  Jul. 27

Canaries Make It Two In A Row Against X's  story with video  Jul. 26

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top