Petersburg Withholds $1.4B Casino Proposal, Stirs Transparency Concerns Amid Controversial Selection Process

Petersburg, Virginia officials have declined to release the winning proposal for the city’s ambitious casino project, citing the cancellation of the competitive bidding process and the absence of an awarded contract to Maryland-based Cordish Companies, the prospective developer. Shaunta’ Beasley, Petersburg’s Freedom of Information Act officer, stated in an email, “Therefore, the file is closed […]