Morning Press New Phoenix folds Herrera Beutler says no to AHCA rain

first_imgIs more rain in the offing? Check our local weather coverage.In case you missed them, here are some of the top stories of the week:La Center’s New Phoenix Casino closingAnother of La Center’s cardrooms is folding.The New Phoenix Casino will close Sunday. Casino spokesman John Bockmier said the casino, which opened in 1991, could no longer withstand diminishing sales and an exodus of employees.“Our labor pool is diminishing,” he said. “We have employees leaving us and going to (Ilani Casino Resort). It’s a very skilled job. There are a limited number of people who can do it.”Employees were told Wednesday, he said.Cardroom lost many employees to Ilani CasinoHerrera Beutler will not support ACA replacement billU.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, announced Thursday morning she would not support House Republicans’ proposed Affordable Care Act replacement bill.last_img read more