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Conservative Party Opposes Offering Problem Gamblers Casino Credit

June 20, 2017

S.5377 (Bonacic) would allow casinos to loan money to gamblers “to enable [them] to take part in gaming activity.” Such loans would be permissible in accordance with rules to be developed by the Gaming Commission. S.5377 would also allow casinos to cash checks for patrons who wish to use the proceeds of those checks for gambling […]

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Conservative Party Opposes Increasing Legal Age To Purchase Tobacco Products

May 24, 2017

S.3978 (Savino)/A.273 (Rosenthal) raises the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. Bill proponents contend that passing the measure will prevent those under 21 from ever starting to smoke tobacco products. Advocates should remember that those under the age of 21 already largely understand the health risks associated with smoking. Warning labels have […]

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Conservative Party Opposes Abortion Expansion Legislation

January 17, 2017

The Conservative Party of New York State is calling upon Members of the New York State Assembly to oppose abortion-expanding legislation known as the “Reproductive Health Act” (A.1748-Glick). The bill is scheduled for Assembly Codes and Health Committee votes on January 17, 2017. A full floor vote is anticipated as well. Bill proponents suggest this […]

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