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U.S. Senator Thom TIllis

185 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: (202) 224-6342

Contact by email


U.S. Senator Richard Burr

Washington, DC
217 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3154
Fax: (202) 228-2981

Contact by email


Congressman Patrick McHenry

2334 Rayburn House Office Building 
Washington, D.C. 20515 
Telephone: 202.225.2576 
Fax: 202.225.0316

Contact by email


Representative Kelly Hastings

NC House of Representatives
16 W. Jones Street, Room 2123 
Raleigh, NC 27601-1096




Kings Mountain City Council:
Scott Neisler, Mayor


David Allen

Annie Thombs

Jay Rhodes


Mike Butler

mbutler@cityofkm.com     704-739-7188 


Rodney L. Gordon

rgordon@cityofkm.com     704-739-2229


Keith Miller

kmiller@cityofkm.com        704-739-2666

(Send your thanks to Mr. Miller for his opposition to the casino.)


Tommy Hawkins

thawkins@cityofkm.com    704-739-6551(W) 704-472-8138(M)

(Send your thanks to Mr. Hawkins for his opposition to the casino.)

Cleveland County Commissioners:
Susan Allan

susank.allen@clevelandcounty.com  704-564-7562

Ronnie Whetstine 




Doug Bridges



Johnny Hutchins

johnny.hutchins@clevelandcounty.com  704-739-5757 


Deb Hardin




Top Reasons Why Casinos Are A Bad Idea.


False hope of economic boom


Increased Gambling Addiction


Increased crime


Negative Social Impact


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