gambling http://waer.org en Finger Lakes Group Trying to Stop State-Backed Casino Project http://waer.org/post/finger-lakes-group-trying-stop-state-backed-casino-project <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A Finger Lakes community is trying to fight back against a proposed casino development.&nbsp; The Town of Tyre, just north of Seneca Falls, has passed a local law to rezone a parcel of farmland in hopes that one of the state’s newly approved gambling resorts might be built there.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 18:56:01 +0000 Chris Bolt 17658 at http://waer.org Finger Lakes Group Trying to Stop State-Backed Casino Project "Hey Voters, Want More Casinos?": Governor Andrew Cuomo. http://waer.org/post/hey-voters-want-more-casinos-governor-andrew-cuomo <P>Governor Cuomo says it’s now up to the voters to decide whether they want to expand gambling in New York State. He’s signed into law a <A href="http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/07302013-upstate-ny-gaming-economic-development-act">plan build casinos upstate</A>, but the public must approve a change in the state’s constitution in order for it to move forward.</P> <P> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 22:31:49 +0000 Chris Bolt & Karen Dewitt 5820 at http://waer.org "Hey Voters, Want More Casinos?": Governor Andrew Cuomo.