New York State Ballot Measures (as of 10am)
(Courtesy of The New York Times)
Proposal 1: Allow Casino Gambling Statewide
Authorizes up to seven casinos in the state as allowed by the Legislature, with the goals of creating jobs and generating tax revenue.
Proposal 2: Retroactive Extra Credit for Disabled Veterans
Allows disability credit to be retroactively applied to Civil Service exams if a veteran took the exam before being certified disabled.
Proposal 3: Exceed Debt Limits for Sewage Facilities
Continues allowance for cities, towns, counties and villages to exceed their debt limits in order to pay for sewage facility construction.
Proposal 4: Adirondack Land Dispute Resolution
Resolves a century-old dispute between the state and private parties over land in the Adirondack Forest Preserve.
Proposal 5: Adirondack Mining
Allows a mining company to expand its operations into 200 acres in the Adirondack Forest Preserve.
Proposal 6: Raise Judiciary Retirement Age
Raises the mandatory retirement age to 80 for Supreme Court justices, up from age 76, and Court of Appeals judges, up from 70.