Cincinnati officials seek input on casino revenue

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati city officials are looking for input from the public on how to spend tax revenue from the new casino.

WCPO-TV (http://bit.ly/S9dHbr ) says the city council's job growth committee is holding a public hearing Monday afternoon to gather ideas from residents.

The Horseshow Casino Cincinnati is scheduled to open in the spring.

Councilman Charlie Winburn is proposing the city invest $11 million of the revenue over the next 20 years that could go toward job creation and neighborhood and business development.

Residents will each be given two minutes to speak during the 1 p.m. hearing at city hall.

Casinos are already open in Cleveland, Toledo and Columbus.

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Information from: WCPO-TV, http://www.wcpo.com

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