February 4, 2009, Catskill Center: Petition rejecting Governor David Paterson’s tax proposal

GOVERNOR PATERSON HAS PROPOSED A FREEZE ON  NYS PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS!  Continue reading

February 11, 2009, Buffalo News: Paterson “not interested” in talking Catskills casino until Seneca tax issue resolved

Gov. Paterson "not interested" in talking Catskills casino until Seneca tax issue resolved

ALBANY – Gov. David Paterson said today he is "not interested" in moving ahead in talks with Seneca Nation leaders over a new downstate casino until a dispute over collection of cigarette and gasoline taxes is resolved.

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February 2, 2009, Times Herald Record: Developer envisions 2,600 homes plus resort in tiny Forestburgh


Developer envisions 2,600 homes plus resort in tiny Forestburgh

FORESTBURGH — Developers have pitched Sullivan County’s largest housing proposal in its smallest town, planning houses and luxurious amenities on a huge piece of property, where pine trees grow for miles.

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January 27, 2009, Albany Times Union: Editorial Blasting Catskills Casino Scheme “Bad, Worse Bets”

Bad, worse bets
 http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=763952&category=OPINION

First published: Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Wow. Talk about playing long shots. Talk about dreaming dangerously.

The push to bring gambling to the Catskills is on anew, with three state legislators from the region and near it showing the go-for-broke sort of thinking you’d expect in the wee hours in a bleak casino from the most down-and-out sort of bettor.

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