A New York City Councilman said he expects the Council to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of a bill that would have prevented employers from shunning out-of-work job-seekers.
In a statement that read more like an endorsement than a veto, Christie said he supports online gambling, with some minor changes, including bumping up the tax rate on casinos’ online winnings from 10 percent to 15 percent.
The measure would have required any company receiving at least $1 million in city subsidies to pay its employees at least $11.50 an hour or $10 an hour plus benefits.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. David Paterson has vetoed legislation that would require New York insurers to cover screening, diagnosis and lifetime treatment for autism spectrum disorders. The bill would direct state health officials to […]
The mayor called the bill, “a terrible terrible idea and would be disastrous for New York City.”
Gov. Paterson has vetoed 23 policy bills from the Legislature, including a pension sweetener for prison guards. Another vetoed bill would have slapped a tooth decay warning label on “sippy cups.”