Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering Chair: Senator John J. Bonacic Public Hearing: To Discuss the Future of Online Poker in New York State Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York Time: 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Contact: Andrew Winchell (845) 344-3311 Media Contact: Conor Gillis (845) 344-3311 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
Legislation sponsored by Senator Betty Little that would authorize out-of-state health care professionals to provide services for athletes competing in the IRONMAN Lake Placid event was approved today by the State Senate.
Approximately 1,500 athletes compete in the event.
"Chanukah is the celebration of miracles, a reminder that all things are possible," Senator Parker said. "As you celebrate the spirit of Chanukah with friends and family, I wish you health, happiness and good fortune." The holiday celebrates a legendary victory of the Maccabees, a band of Jews, over a Greek army that occupied the Holy Land. After the battle, the victorious Maccabees found only a one day supply of oil in the temple to light the lamps. But the oil burned miraculously for eight days, the story says.
Statement by Senator John J. Bonacic, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, regarding the report of the Inspector General Investigation into the Improper Takeout Rate Charged by the New York Racing Association, Inc.:
ALBANY, NY—State Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) today lauded the passage of the state’s fourth and historic consecutive on-time budget. This has not been accomplished with the same Governor and legislative leaders in more than 40 years.