April 19, 2014

A Casino in East Greenbush?

Another invitation for local gamblingEast Greenbush board welcomes "any reasonable" offer

By Jordan Carleo-Evangelist
Published 10:42 pm, Friday, April 18, 2014

East Greenbush

Another Capital Region community is batting its eyelashes at the deep-pocketed casino industry.

The East Greenbush Town Board voted unanimously this week to back "any reasonable" casino development proposals within its borders — though Supervisor Keith Langley said they have no formal proposal in mind and the legislation leaves the definition of "reasonable" open to interpretation.
The resolution, a late addition to the agenda that passed with little public notice, specifically mentions the financial benefits to communities selected by the state to host the four new upstate resort casinos "especially given the fiscal conditions the town is now facing."
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1 comment:

  1. Of even more interesting note is one of the possible sites in mind - Temple Lane. Depending on where along Temple Lane it is, the casino could be right near the high school, library, and YMCA. Is this really the place for a casino?


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