Another New York Congressman has signed on as a co-sponsor for Barney Frank's HR2267, which seeks to legalise and regulate online gambling in the United States.
Representative Daniel B. Maffei, a Democrat from New York, joins eleven other New York politicians – the largest contingent of supporters for the bill so far – and becomes the 51st co-sponsor overall.
Maffei represents the 25th Congressional District of New York, which embraces Onondaga County and Syracuse, Central New York, and Monroe County.
Other New York congressional representatives supporting the bill include:
Tim Bishop (D 1st)
Steve Israel (D 2nd)
Peter King (R 3rd)
Carolyn McCarthy (D 4th)
Gary Ackerman (D 5th)
Joseph Crowley (D 7th)
Jerrold Nadler (D 8th)
Edolphus Towns (D 10th)
Mike McMahon (D 13th)
Charles Rangel (D 15th)
Paul Tonko (D 21st)