The task force assigned to figure out how to plan a future for the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum fell apart last week.
There was a roll of the dice up in the Catskills on Monday night as the State of New York tried to fashion a new casino deal for the blighted region. Many are betting on it.
The state’s latest attempt to tax lucrative Native American smokeshop sales to non-Indian customers has generated mountains of legal briefs and hours of argument.
Gov. David Paterson on Thursday promised to finally start collecting taxes on cigarettes sold by Native American stores, despite state police warnings that such enforcement could result in “violence and death.”