Issues: Racing

Griffo Says That Snow Job is Unacceptable

GRIFFO SAYS THAT SNOW JOB IS UNACCEPTABLE

State Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-IP-C, Rome) today condemned the Governor’s Budget proposal to “sweep” $5 million dollars from the snowmobile trail development and maintenance fund into the general fund over the next several years. 

February 16, 2010
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Racing, Gaming, Wagering Committee Meeting held on February 9, 2010

Video: 28 minutes

Agenda:

New York State Senator Eric Adams, Chairman, convened a meeting of his Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering at 9:30 AM Tuesday, February 9, 2010 in Room 124 of the Capitol. 

 

The first order of business was remarks, followed by the questioning of Charles J Diamond, Governor Paterson’s nominee to the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.  The committee then took up its legislative agenda, consisting of the following bills:

February 11, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Racing, Gaming and Wagering Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering Senator Eric Adams, Chair 9:30 AM, Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Room 124 CAP

February 9, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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Public Hearing: Re-broadcast of Joint Public Hearing on NYRA held on Wednesday

Wednesday's joint hearing will be re-broadcast Friday at 9:30am on the statewide cable channel as well as live stream channel 1.

February 5, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming & Wagering

Committee Member Senator Addabbo speaking with NYRA executives about their financial troubles on February 2nd at Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming & Wagering hearing in Elmont.

February 4, 2010
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Joint Public Hearing - Investigation & Gov't. Ops. and Racing, Gaming & Wagering - Part 3

Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY

February 3, 2010
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Public Hearing: Hearing on NYRA's Fiscal Health

Senate to Hold Hearing on NYRA's Fiscal Health

 

February 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Senate to Hold Hearing on NYRA's Fiscal Health

Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations and Senator Eric Adams (D-Prospect Heights), Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, will be holding a joint hearing on the fiscal condition of the New York Racing Association (NYRA) and how thoroughbred racing in New York compares to other states.  

February 2, 2010
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NYS Senator Eric Adams' statement on the selection of AEG for Aqueduct

MEDIA ADVISORY:  NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chair of the Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, releases a statement on the selection of AEG for Aqueduct: “I wish to commend the Governor on his selection of an operator for Aqueduct; the development is of major importance to the thoroughbred industry in New York and to the State as a whole, especially during our current economic and budget crises. 

January 29, 2010
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Statement from NYS Senator Eric Adams, Chair of the Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering Regarding the Selection of AEG for Aqueduct

I wish to commend the Governor on his selection of an operator for Aqueduct; the development is of major importance to the thoroughbred industry in New York and to the State as a whole, especially during our current economic and budget crises.  The project will provide a significant economic engine for the future, and it will supply many much-needed jobs and stimulate our economy. 

January 29, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Meeting

Upcoming Meeting scheduled for Feb 9, 2010. 

**Please note time/location change to 9:30AM, 124 CAP**

Agenda

Nominations: Charles Diamond to the NYS Racing and Wagering Board

No Speakers

Bills:

February 9, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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