Karen DeWitt http://wshu.org en NY Gaming Commission hears testimony on problem gambling http://wshu.org/post/ny-gaming-commission-hears-testimony-problem-gambling <p>The New York State Gaming Commission is holding hearings on the issue of gambling addiction. It’s part of a process that will allow the building of up to seven new casino gambling resorts in New York over the next several years.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:28:46 +0000 Karen DeWitt 15594 at http://wshu.org NY Gaming Commission hears testimony on problem gambling Cuomo showcases NY beer, wine, spirits & cider industries http://wshu.org/post/cuomo-showcases-ny-beer-wine-spirits-cider-industries <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hosted a second beer, wine, spirits and now cider summit Tuesday to showcase one of the state’s few growth industries<strong>. </strong>Cuomo says the industry has created a few thousand new jobs in the state.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:12:32 +0000 Karen DeWitt 15456 at http://wshu.org After marathon voting session, NY lawmakers pass budget http://wshu.org/post/after-marathon-voting-session-ny-lawmakers-pass-budget <p>State Lawmakers in New York passed a $140 billion budget on Monday night just before a midnight deadline. But it wasn't without controversy.</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:18:57 +0000 Karen DeWitt 15077 at http://wshu.org After marathon voting session, NY lawmakers pass budget NY lawmakers and Gov. Cuomo reach budget agreement http://wshu.org/post/ny-lawmakers-and-gov-cuomo-reach-budget-agreement <p><b style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px; line-height: 22px;"><span style="line-height: 28px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt;">New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers have agreed to a $137 billion dollar state budget. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 00:53:34 +0000 Karen DeWitt 14970 at http://wshu.org Budget decisions made behind closed doors in long Albany tradition http://wshu.org/post/budget-decisions-made-behind-closed-doors-long-albany-tradition <p>When a budget deal is finally reached in Albany, average New Yorkers will have had little access to the details of the important items that Governor Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers are discussing. That’s because, the long Albany tradition known as "three men in a -room" continues.</p><p></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:50:07 +0000 Karen DeWitt 14897 at http://wshu.org Budget decisions made behind closed doors in long Albany tradition