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County legislators want casino in Schenectady

Unanimous vote endorses proposal

Stephan Mesick of Laborers Local 157 speaks in favor of a proposed casino along the Mohawk River and the jobs it would bring to Schenectady County at Tuesday's county Legislature meeting. Mesick is also a county Industrial Development Agency board member.
Stephan Mesick of Laborers Local 157 speaks in favor of a proposed casino along the Mohawk River and the jobs it would bring to Schenectady County at Tuesday's county Legislature meeting. Mesick is also a county Industrial Development Agency board member.
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We've compiled all our local casino stories HERE. After no more than 15 minutes of public comment and a few brief comments from the floor, the Schenectady County Legislature voted unanimously Tuesday to support a proposed $300 million casino that promises to bring 1,200 jobs and sizable gaming revenue to the city and county of Schenectady. “I think that this is a yes vote, and I think it’s an easy vote to take,” Legislator Gary ...


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