When Assembly Member Jeffrion Aubry introduced a bill In March, state Senator Jessica Ramos said she was caught off guard in an attempt to “alienate” a parking lot next to Citi Field. Two months later, she returned the favor.

Ramos, who represents district around baseball stadium in Queens, won’t introduce alienation bill before end of next month’s legislative session, New York Post Report. Since the parking lot is technically parkland, construction must be transferred under state law, as all lease and bond agreements are tied to the land, jeopardizing New York Mets owner Steve Cohen’s redevelopment proposal — specifically the casino portion .

Ramos revealed her decision after the town hall on Friday. She added that 65 percent of those who spoke during the meeting opposed the casino next to Citi Field. Opponents are generally more likely than supporters to speak at hearings.

Cohen’s representatives issued a statement saying he would continue to solicit feedback on what to do with the “50 acres of asphalt” surrounding the course.

When Aubrey introduced a bill in the Senate without a companion bill, Ramos expressed her frustration, saying she needed to “have some conversations” and read the bill. For the measure to become law, an identical version would need to pass both houses of the Senate.

Parkland isn’t usually associated with parking lots, but in 2017, a joint venture between Related Companies and the Wilpon family’s Sterling Equities lost appeal for building malls on paved areas because of its parkland title.

Cohen bought the Mets from Wilpens, not shy Holds vision sessions with residents about his desire to redevelop the area around Citi Field. He wanted to make the Flushing Bay waterfront more accessible while also bringing year-round entertainment to Flushing, including a casino.

country ready to introduce Three downstate gaming licenses This year, though two are believed to have been mentioned. Cohen plans to build something, whether or not his team gets one.

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