Amid mounting reports of a troubled relationship between City Hall and the governor’s mansion, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he’d support Governor Andrew Cuomo on two of his main initiatives for next year–pension reform efforts and the push for casino gambling. Mayor Bloomberg commented on both subjects during a press conference after he announced that average life expectancy for New Yorkers has reached an all-time high. Continue reading “Mayor Bloomberg Supports Key Aspects of Cuomo's Agenda”→
During his epic, lengthy interview with radio host and newspaper columnist Fred Dicker today, Governor Andrew Cuomo discussed the future of casino gambling in New York. Due to the harsh economic climate, Governor Cuomo believes legislators are ready to vote for a constitutional amendment ending the state’s ban on gaming.
“All the conversations have been productive and the suggestion is that the legislators understand that this may be necessary at this time from an economic development point of view,” Governor Cuomo said. “In a perfect world, would there be gaming anywhere? Maybe not, but this is not a perfect world and we’re in competition, so all the signs have been positive, but you know, we’ll see next year.” Continue reading “Governor Cuomo Is Optimistic About Bringing Casino Gambling To New York State”→