Jan 19, 2021 – Yang proposes casino on Governors Island to boost city recovery

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In his proposing a casino on GI, Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang highlights the real goal/motivation behind the city’s intended Governors Island rezoning – to “raise revenue for New York City’s recovery” – not to manage this unique parkland in a manner most beneficial to NYC residents. 
From https://www.politico.com
Yang proposes casino on Governors Island to boost city recovery
By JOE ANUTA
01/19/2021 01:40 PM EST
NEW YORK — Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang has proposed a casino on Governors Island as a way to raise revenue for New York City’s recovery — a plan that would face immense obstacles if he were to pursue it as the city’s next leader. …

Gowanus ULURP Halted Pending Hearing

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Judge Halts Start Of Public Review Process For Gowanus Rezoning Plan Pending Hearing Judge Halts Start Of Public Review Process For Gowanus Rezoning Plan Pending Hearing
By David Cruz
Jan. 18, 2021 4:03 p.m
[ From:  https://gothamist.com ]
A Brooklyn State Supreme Court judge has ordered the city to hold off on starting the public review process for the long-planned and complex Gowanus rezoning, …

CB1 GI Resolution Dec 22, 2020

THE VOTE: CB1 just approved their Governors Island rezoning conditions resolution: 26 Yes, 3 No, 6 abstain, 2 recuse
Here it is (starts on page 17):
https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/manhattancb1/downloads/pdf/resolutions/20-12-22%20(2).pdf
Not strong enough, but a lot of good in it. Tonight they added a bit of weak but favorable building height stuff not yet in this version:
This is basically in our favor. …