Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Editor of the Daily Gazette, Judy Patrick, and Times Union Capitol Reporter, Jimmy Vielkind. Ray Graf moderates.
Topics include: Former Bush Official Said to Be Obama Pick to Lead F.B.I. Holder Faces New Round of Criticism After Leak Inquiries A Second Democrat Calls for Silver to Resign CSEA attacks Cuomo tax-free zone plan Saratoga racino expansion's inclusion of theater space Cuomo's new tax free zones The end of the NY legislative session Gloversville ice cream trial
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders tried to jumpstart negotiations over siting several new gambling casinos in New York. But they also conceded that the plans might be delayed for another year.
Legislative leaders and Governor Cuomo met for the first time together in over a month, and they focused on an issue they had originally hoped to settle in the budget, the expansion of gambling in New York.