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Senator Adams' statement regarding the NYC OTB filing for Chapter 9 bankruptcy

Statement of NYS Senator Eric Adams

New York City Off Track Betting Corporation has been running an unsustainable financial deficit, and it has filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy as a necessary step towards its continuance as a viable entity.  As Chairman of the NYS Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering, I endorse the petition as the best available alternative to a cessation of NYC OTB operations. 

December 3, 2009
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Following the 'gate-crashers' incident at the White House, Senator Adams calls on the law enforcement community to examine the role that dignitary intimidation plays in causing high-level security breaches.

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NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS, CHAIR OF THE VETERANS, HOMELAND SECURITY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE AND FORMER NYPD CAPTAIN, RESPONDS TO GATE CRASHERS AT THE WHITE HOUSE.  SENATOR ADAMS CALLS ON THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMUNITY TO EXAMINE THE ROLE THAT DIGNITARY INTIMIDATION PLAYS IN CAUSING HIGH-LEVEL SECURITY BREACHES.

November 30, 2009
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NYS Senator Eric Adams calls on legislative colleagues to make difficult but necessary decisions to save the State of New York from financial ruin

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NYS SENATOR ERIC ADAMS CITES THE IMPENDING FINANCIAL CALAMITY FACING OUR STATE AND URGES GOVERNMENT LEADERS TO ACT PROMPTLY.   FAILURE TO AGREE ON A DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN IS NOT AN OPTION!
 
NYS Senator Eric Adams calls on legislative colleagues to make difficult but necessary decisions to save the State of New York from financial ruin.
 
Senator Adams’ statement:         “On Thursday, families across our great state will gather at their dinner tables.  This is a hallowed occasion for thanksgiving and for comfort during tough times.  
 

November 25, 2009
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