Capitol Pressroom

June 6, 2016: Asm. Steve McLaughlin, Dean Norton, opposition to daily fantasy sports betting, Dave Brown

Asm. Steve McLaughlin (R,C, I-Troy) has requested the U.S. Attorney’s office investigate reports that the Cuomo administration was warned earlier about PFOA levels in Hoosick Falls. He joins us with details on the letter.

Farm Bureau President Dean Norton responds to the lawsuit launched by farm workers, for which the Attorney General and Governor have expressed support.

We will hear the case against making changes to the law to accommodate daily fantasy sports betting, which opponents argue is a ploy by big gaming companies. Our guests are Stephen Shafer, Chairperson of the New York State Coalition Against Gambling, Rev. Peter Cook, executive director of NYS Council of Churches and Les Burnal, the National Director for Stop Predatory Gambling

President of the Finger Lakes Horsemen, Dave Brown, discusses the horse-racing plight in the region.

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