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Patrick to lobby US government on behalf of Mashpee casino

Governor Deval Patrick today pledged to lobby the federal government on behalf of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, which is seeking permission from the Department of the Interior to open a tribal casino in Taunton.

“I’m going to be working with the tribe to try to get a prompt resolution,” the governor promised this morning in a meeting with reporters.

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