The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

Lawmakers: Name casino sites before vote

Bipartisan support shown for legalized gambling in city

Assemblyman James Tedisco speaks about the unveiling new legislation (Casino Gaming Transparency Act) aimed at providing transparency in the governor's casino siting process and protectig equine racing and gaming in communities like Saratoga Springs on the steps of Saratoga City Hall on Monday morning. Assembly Minority Pro Tem Tony Jordan seen in background.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Assemblyman James Tedisco speaks about the unveiling new legislation (Casino Gaming Transparency Act) aimed at providing transparency in the governor's casino siting process and protectig equine racing and gaming in communities like Saratoga Springs on the steps of Saratoga City Hall on Monday morning. Assembly Minority Pro Tem Tony Jordan seen in background.
  • FACEBOOK
  • TWITTER
  • GOOGLE+
  • LINKEDIN
  • PRINT
  • E-MAIL
Text Size: A | A

Local state legislators want the state’s voters to know where any state-sanctioned casinos would be located before voting on a pro-gambling constitutional amendment — and they think Saratoga Springs should be one of the casino sites. Two Republican assemblymen and state Sen. Kathy Marchione, R-Halfmoon, on Monday announced they’ve introduced legislation to make the casino site selection process open — something Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not endorsed. “It’s very important that we bring sunshine into ...


You Must Log-In or Subscribe to Continue Subscription Offer Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Advertisement

comments

There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.
Advertisement