The Washington Redskins are officially endorsing Maryland ballot Question 7 which, if passed, will green light the plans for a casino in Prince George's County.
In a statement, the Redskins state that the initiative will bring thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue.
"The Washington Redskins organization is proud to join with elected officials and our business partners in Maryland to endorse Ballot Question 7," said Dennis Greene, President of Business Operations for the Redskins, in a statement. "As members of the Prince George's County business community, we see it as our obligation to speak out in support of major economic development initiatives."
He stated that the ballot initiative will also increase funding for public schools and help pay for government services.