'Assemblyman Robin Schimminger (D) 140th District: “When a business is endangered in New York State, a business which brings benefit to the economy of the state — it is entirely appropriate for government to come forward. It is almost expected." What is Hamister's big ask? Thirty million dollars in state loans — and loan extensions — to pay for improvements at the arena, including a new sound system, a special curtain for smaller performances, and electronic ribbon advertising.'
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