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Pro casino: Everett Ward 6 Common Councilor Michael McLaughlin

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Ward 6 Common Councilor Michael McLaughlin has been at the forefront of the Everett United movement to bring a casino to the city. He is one of three councilors who represent the ward in which the casino would be located.

Q. What would be the most significant impact a casino would have on the residents of Everett?

A. This resort would put Everett back on the map. Over the last several decades, we’ve lost major employers and taxpayers like GE Aviation, Charlestown Chew, and Monsanto to name a few. This one facility would bring over 4,000 careers to the community, place the state’s finest hotel on our shores, clean a severely blighted site, and make Everett once again a community of choice.

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