To be certain, state lawmakers must do everything they can to revitalize the economy - and pushing forward with casino plans for the Catskills should be in the mix. But it's no cure-all. Gov. David Paterson is working with federal officials to kick-start this idea, specifically hoping to get three casinos built in the Catskills, a region that has waned as a travel destination for downstate New Yorkers in particular over the decades.
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