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Senate bill would require local OK for casino to be built

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State Sen. Cecelia Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, has co-sponsored home rule legislation for casino gambling that would require a host community and county to support a site before it’s approved by the state’s Gaming Commission. The legislation, also sponsored by state Sen. Liz Krueger, D-Manhattan, would also require the construction of any casino comply with the State Environmental Quality Review Act and prohibit the transfer of land for the construction of a casino as a means to ...

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