Independent oversight of NYRA recommended

September 18, 2003
By Matt Hegarty
NEW YORK -- The New York State comptroller on Wednesday called for the appointment of an independent monitor to evaluate the ability of the politically embattled New York Racing Association to continue operating the state's three largest racetracks. The comptroller, Alan Hevesi, a Democrat elected last year after 22 years in the State Assembly and two terms as the New York City comptroller, made the recommendation during a news conference at his midtown Manhattan office as part of a wide-ranging ...

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