online http://wamc.org en NY Law Allows For Municipal Bond Sales Online http://wamc.org/post/ny-law-allows-municipal-bond-sales-online <p>A New York State assemblymember from Westchester County says a bill she sponsored could save municipalities some money.</p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 19:20:14 +0000 Allison Dunne 77982 at http://wamc.org NY top court putting documents online http://wamc.org/post/ny-top-court-putting-documents-online <p></p><p>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Court of Appeals is launching an online service to improve filing records and briefs that for the first time offers access to documents through a searchable database.</p><p>The system, called Court-PASS, will be kept as a permanent public archive for documents related to cases at the state's highest court that were pending or filed after Jan. 1.</p><p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:43:23 +0000 Associated Press 56159 at http://wamc.org NY top court putting documents online Berkshire School District Continues Trial of Online Education to Prevent Dropouts http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-school-district-continues-trial-online-education-prevent-dropouts <p>The Adams-Cheshire Regional School District voted this week at a district committee meeting to continue evaluating an online education program called PLATO, as a means to curb the high school&rsquo;s dropout rate. The PLATO program or Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations was first purchased by the district in 2011 and can be used for test preparation, expanded learning, and credit replacement.</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 19:53:28 +0000 Lucas Willard 41131 at http://wamc.org Berkshire School District Continues Trial of Online Education to Prevent Dropouts Anonymous Commenters Beware! http://wamc.org/post/anonymous-commenters-beware <p>New York Lawmakers have drafted bills in the Senate and Assembly which would crack down on anonymous commenters on blogs and websites... Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:32:20 +0000 Dave Lucas 40251 at http://wamc.org Foxwoods CEO: Competition May Spur Online Gambling http://wamc.org/post/foxwoods-ceo-competition-may-spur-online-gambling <p>The chief executive of Foxwoods Resort Casino says rising competition is forcing the Indian-run casino in eastern Connecticut to consider online gambling and other changes. WAMC&rsquo;s Lucas Willard has more&hellip;</p><p>Scott Butera, CEO of Foxwoods, in a web-based discussion Thursday with The Day of New London, said supply in the casino business is clearly outpacing demand. Gambling has been legalized in Massachusetts and casinos in New York are taking a greater share of the market.</p><p>He said he expects additional venues and online gambling to be a part of Foxwoods&#39; future.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:48:19 +0000 Lucas Willard 37236 at http://wamc.org Foxwoods CEO: Competition May Spur Online Gambling