"...Fortunately, elected officials from many counties around New York State attended the Gaming and Wagering meeting and most had vested interests in racing’s well being and didn’t appreciate Medenica’s remarks.
The Racing and Wagering Committee is chaired by Sen. Eric Adams, who apparently gets it about racing’s contributions to the state. He doesn’t believe any one segment of the gaming industry brings down another..." (Written by John Pricci)
NYS Senator Eric Adams, Racing, Wagering and Gaming Committee Chair, champions transparency in government by hosting a premier video conference and simultaneous internet livestream.
On Monday, August 9th, Senator Adams harnessed technology to provide a video conference and internet livestream of Genting New York's development proposal for Aqueduct Racetrack.
Genting New York was recommended to Governor Paterson by the New York Lottery as the corporation to develop the Aqueduct project. Genting will present its proposal to Senator Adams and racing stakeholders.
Posted by Eric Adams on Monday, October 17th, 2011
Senator Adams, The Prospect Park Alliance Board Chairman Al Garner, Brooklyn Borough President Markowitz and fellow Lakeside supporters celebrated the completion of the frame of a new recreational and educational facility at Prospect Park, a milestone for one of the Park's biggest projects ever. Lakeside Project's "topping off" at 28 feet was marked by raising a flag and a glass to view the amazing progress that has been made. The indoor-outdoor building is part of the Park’s massive Lakeside Center project, which includes two skating rinks and lakeshore restoration.