McCain, Flake introduce bill to stop Glendale casino — Arizona Republic

U.S. Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake of Arizona introduced a bill Monday to prohibit any new casinos in metropolitan Phoenix.

The measure aims to stop a proposal by the Tohono O’odham Nation to build a major casino resort on its land less than two miles from Jobing.com Arena and University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.

The legislation is a companion bill to U.S. House Bill 1410, which was introduced by Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona and approved by the House in September.

Read the full article at the Arizona Republic.