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Senecas To Cuomo: Thanks For The $1B (Oh, And Honor The Gaming Pact)

Nick Reisman at the SOP blog reports on the Seneca Nation’s full page ad in the Buffalo News thanking Gov. Cuomo for committing $1B in development aid to Western NY. Read more: http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/01/senecas-to-cuomo-thanks-for-the-1b-oh-and-honor-the-gaming-pact/#dsq-form-area-408693769 The Seneca Nation is extending a hand … Continue reading

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Tobacco Gangsterism and Terrorism Link

Today’s NY Post story about bootleg cigarette sales at bodegas reaffirmed my opposition to increased tobacco taxes. First, raising the cigarette excise tax by another $1 per pack only rewards bootleggers, some of whom will use their illegal proceeds to … Continue reading

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