Puerto Rico lawmakers are now reviewing Gov. Luis Fortuño’s plan to regulate video lottery terminals in order to generate $220 million of needed revenue for the fiscal 2011 budget.

The plan to legalize and monitor slot machines throughout the island could be the most controversial issue within the governor’s $9.2 billion spending plan. Fortuño did not propose any new broad-based taxes or tax increases in the fiscal 2011 budget proposal.

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