We have this huge piece a land which is doing not much of anything financially for the people who live in the area, every single attempt to bring money into the area is shot down. At some point you people are going to have to say yes to something, assuming that the public sector tit is never going to offer much.
. Its not a boone to the neighbors. The residents around G'burg are pretty much unanimous in opposing the casino. Its been turned down 5 years ago on a similar appeal.
Pa is one of the bigger states in the NE, and its got bazillions of acres of land on which to locate a nifty casino, your argument makes no sense,WHy cheapen and destroy a precious landmark with crap? Its revenue neutral to everyone in the area.
The Gettysburg Park supports n already huge hospitality industry that is quite successful. Beds and Breakfasts and antique places, restaurants, souverniers and history guides , as well as campgrounds and motels all blend in the country side. A casino will not.