CHICAGO — Gov. Ted Strickland has proposed delaying a planned income-tax cut for two years to fill an $850 million hole that opened up in the budget last week following an Ohio Supreme Court decision that requires the state seek voter approval for a gaming expansion plan.

The ruling put Strickland’s proposal to install up to 17,500 video lottery terminals at the state’s horse-racing tracks on hold, delaying it at least one year and forcing the governor to find a way to replace the anticipated revenue or cut the state’s education budget.

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