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Wednesday, February 23

Front page: Beaver Pond Village approved by Planning Board, Gibson criticized for energy panel appointment

Good morning!

The city Planning Board approved the embattled 85-lot Beaver Pond Village subdivision last night, clearing the way for the construction of 84 homes in the southwest neighborhood. [Srtgn]

Saratoga County posted an unexpected increase in sales tax revenue for 2010. [Srtgn]

The tabling of Indian casino plans in the Catskills has opened the door for expansion of Monticello Casino and Raceway. [WSJ]

Rep. Chris Gibson is being criticized by Democrats for appointing a lobbyist to chair his energy advisory panel. [PstStr]

Despite record profits, cash bonuses on Wall Street are declining in response to new regulations, according to Comptroller Tom Dinapoli. [LoHud]

In Albany; New York public sector unions are on the defensive for budget negotiations as the public supports concessions. [Gannett]

State Senate Democrats claim Republican leaders are skirting the debate of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recently introduced independent redistricting bill. [TU]

State officials respond to President Obama's decision to suspend enforcement of the Defense of Marriage Act. [TU/CapCon]


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