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11:16 AM EST on December 20, 2006

NoLandGrab is now reporting that Sheldon Silver is now expected to vote to approve Atlantic Yards today. 

The word is out, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is going to vote to APPROVE Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards proposalbecause Governor Pataki has allowed a stand-alone vote, not tied toother appropriations. Also Silver feels that the financial informationprovided yesterday (you know, the info that the Empire StateDevelopment Corporation still refuses to release despite severalFreedom of Information Law requests and a subpoena) is good enough.

So much for yesterday's theorizing that Norman Oder's reporting stalled the project.

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