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October 26, 2016
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The town board approved a resolution urging support for the state constitutional referendum on casino gambling, prompting Rajsz to comment on the ease in gathering support for this resolution. “But every time I bring up (eliminating corporate) tax exemptions, I’m told it can’t be done.”

She was concerned about the budget impacts of likely Industrial Development Agency exemptions which could be offered to casino developers. “They were granted to the Millennium Pipeline, and they’re making millions. Give them abatements… yes, during construction; then they pay their full share,” she said.