OTB workers protest at Bay Ridge Senate offices

NYC OTB employees protested in front of state Sen. Martin Golden's office in Bay Ridge today after the Senate voted against a plan that would

BROOKLYN - NYC OTB employees protested in front of state Sen. Martin Golden's office in Bay Ridge today after the Senate voted against a plan that would have restructured the failing system and saved thousands of jobs.

The state-owned New York City OTB is laboring to emerge frombankruptcy. A shutdown would reverberate throughout the state's horse racing industry, threatening up to 70,000 jobs.

Officials warn Off-Track Betting could shut

OTB says it will shut down Friday

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Rally held to support sick leave legislation 1 VIDEO: Rally held to support sick leave legislation
Ray Navarette is among the Long Island Ducks' 2 Legendary LI Duck lands in Bloomingdales with clothing line
Troy Ramey of Sea Cliff competes on NBC's 3 Long Islander competes on 'The Voice'
News 12 hit the streets of Brooklyn to 4 Word on the Street: Leggings on a plane
Police have released surveillance video of a suspect 5 The Buzz: Brooklyn deli shooting suspect

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE