NY Casino 'Advocacy Language' Prompts Bill To Alter Process

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 6:01 PM EDT) -- Controversy over alleged "advocacy language" that some say unlawfully pushes voters toward approving an expansion of casino gaming in New York prompted a state senator to propose a bill Friday that would see the Legislature approve the exact language of future ballot initiatives.

Syracuse Republican John A. DeFrancisco proposed legislation that would ensure that the same language printed on ballots would have to be included in the legislation enabling the vote. The bill was published two days after a suit challenging the gaming expansion was thrown...
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