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WAMC News Podcast - Episode 163
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It’s no secret that New York state is facing a fiscal emergency. With revenues sharply down because of the coronavirus pandemic and federal relief left out of the latest COVID package, legislative leaders are discussing raising taxes on the wealthy to help plug a $15 billion shortfall. Democratic state Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara of the 111th district has another idea: legalize mobile sports betting, allowing New Yorkers to gamble from their cell phones instead of only inside a casino.