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Aug. 15, 2016: Siena Poll, Dr. Howard Freed, Ken Lovett, Laura Palmer

According to the latest Siena Poll, Hillary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump in New York State has widened to over thirty points. Steve Greenberg discussed

Health experts argue a new question and answer sheet distributed to Hoosick Falls residents by the Department of Health downplays some of the risks of PFOA in the blood. Dr. Howard Freed, MD, who formerly served as the director of the New York State Department of Health’s Center for Environmental Health, explained his concerns about the literature.

Ken Lovett, the Albany Bureau Chief for the NY Daily news, joined Susan to analyze the national presidential scene, tension between Gov. Cuomo and Comptroller Tom DiNapoli over a recent audit on economic development and more.

Social Security turned 81 this weekend but does the program still have a strong life ahead? Laura Palmer, AARP New York’s Associate State Director of Engagement, argued that Social Security needs reforms if Generation Xers do not want to see cuts when they are eligible to receive the funds.

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