Talks continued over a plan to legalize mobile sports gambling and an effort to drive more than $2 billion to migrants in the country illegally and former prisoners.
Included in the chamber's version of the state budget plan is Assemblywoman Monica Wallace's proposal to boost access to youth sports and recreation with funds from mobile sports betting – if it becomes legal in New York State
"Cuomo and the Democratic-controlled Legislature need to be New York smart in their approach," writes The News' Editorial Board.
The governor acknowledged the need for more revenues by the state.
Proponents of legalizing mobile wagering on sports contests say this is their time to get the matter settled. But some problems remain.