Exposed: Anti-Casino Signature Gathering Campaign Misleading Some Glendale Residents

Just as soon as the Glendale City Council voted to support the Tohono O'odham Nation's efforts to build a casino near the city limits, an effort got under way to collect signatures to try to stop it.

The group calls itself Glendale Citizens for Voice and Choice and has embarked on an effort to overturn the council's support. It's expected to announce later today that it's gathered thousands of signatures of residents who oppose the casino.

New Times, which has written numerous articles about the Nation's fight to open its casino doors, received various complaints from Glendale residents that individuals collecting signatures to thwart the casino are misleading potential signers.

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Monica Alonzo
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