Monthly Archives: August, 2019


August 30 – September 6, 2019: Season 3 Retrospective

Published - August 31, 2019

“I’ve always been interested in arrival, and coming to a space, and even to looking back at where you were.”  – James Turrell   Season 3 of Feminine Fusion has come to a close, and before we jump headlong into Season 4, we’ll take this opportunity to look back over just some of the music we’ve shared together in the last year.   “Season 3 Retrospective”   Joan Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No. 4 Marin Alsop, conductor Colorado Symphony Orchestra “Fanfares for the Uncommon Woman” Koch International 7469 Dolores White:  Blues Dialogues Rachel Barton Pine, violin “Blues Dialogues” Cedile

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August 30, 2019: Judith S. Kaye: In Her Own Words

Published - August 30, 2019

Albert Rosenblatt, former Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, discussed the book he co-edited, Judith S. Kaye in Her Own Words: Reflections on Life and the Law, with Selected Judicial Opinions and Articles; that takes readers through the life and career of the first woman to serve as the Chief Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals.

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August 30, 2019: Wind energy development

Published - August 30, 2019

While the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act sets ambitious emission goals, there is still work to do to simplify the development process of renewable energy projects. John Dax, Principal of the Dax Law Firm, explained some of the hurdles that companies like Invenergy, which he represents, have to deal with.

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August 30, 2019: W&L and NYLJ’s Dan Clark

Published - August 30, 2019

It’s Friday and that means Winners and Losers! Zach Williams, reporter at City and State shared who made the list. Then, Dan Clark, reporter at the New York Law Journal, joined Susan to take a look back at the week that was.

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August 29, 2019: Back to School

Published - August 29, 2019

Parents rejoice! The First Day of School is right around the corner. Tim Kremer, Executive Director of the New York State School Boards Association, filled us in on how recently passed legislation will impact this coming school year.

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August 29, 2019: County update

Published - August 29, 2019

This past legislative session was extremely busy with a number of major policy changes making their way to the Governor’s desk. Stephen Acquario, Executive Director of the New York State Association of Counties, stopped by to update us on the latest from the county level of government.

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August 29, 2019: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb

Published - August 29, 2019

The landmark Climate Leadership and Community Protection law includes the creation of a Climate Action Council. Today, we heard from Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb (R-Canandaigua) on his appointee to the Council and the latest from Albany.

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August 28, 2019: Celebrating 10 Years of The Capitol Pressroom

Published - August 28, 2019

10 years ago, Susan Arbetter began hosting “The Capitol Pressroom” from the state Capitol to translate the sometimes confusing language of Albany. We took a trip down memory lane with Susan as we celebrate one whole decade of “The Capitol Pressroom!

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August 28, 2019: Larry Levy

Published - August 28, 2019

Larry Levy, Executive Dean of the National Center for Suburban Studies and Vice President of Economic Development at Hofstra, shared his insights into the changing political and news landscape.

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August 28, 2019: Wind power development

Published - August 28, 2019

Wind energy will play a key role in enacting the goals set out in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. John Dax, Founder and Partner at the Dax Law Firm, discussed how companies like Invenergy, which he represents, need to navigate the state’s Article 10 laws and more when developing wind projects.

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August 28, 2019: Sen. Bob Antonacci

Published - August 28, 2019

Less than a year after being elected as a member of the State Senate Minority, Sen. Bob Antonacci (R-Syracuse) is seeking a State Supreme Court judgeship. Antonacci joined us from the State Fair for a lookback at this past session.

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August 27, 2019: Dr. Robert Spitzer

Published - August 27, 2019

On Saturday, New York’s rad flag law went into effect. We discussed the new law and how it’ll impact New Yorkers with Robert Spitzer, Distinguished Service Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at SUNY Cortland, and we’ll get an update on New York’s challenge to the NRA’s carry guard insurance as well.

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August 27, 2019: Binghamton City Councilmember Dan Livingston

Published - August 27, 2019

The Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant has experienced some trying times over the last 10 years. Now, Mayor Rich David (R-Binghamton) is looking to rebuild and privatize the management of the facility. We heard from Binghamton City Councilmember Dan Livingston (D-2nd District), who shared his concerns about the project.

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