Capitol Pressroom

Aug. 19, 2016: Ashley Hupfl, David Howard King, Bill Hammond, Michael Burgess, Harvey Rosenthal

It’s Friday – Ashley Hupfl will be here with City & State’s Winners and Losers!

David Howard King, a reporter with Gotham Gazette, weighs in on the news of the week.

We will speak with Bill Hammond, Director of Health Policy for the Empire Center for New York Policy, about a new report showing New York’s public option in the exchange may be undercutting the private insurance sector. We’ll discuss potential rate hikes and Aetna’s major cutback from the ACA marketplace.

Michael Burgess discusses this year’s Olympics and his book A Long Shot to Glory: How Lake Placid Saved the Winter Olympics and Restored the Nation’s Pride.

Harvey Rosenthal, the executive director of the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services, says using the word “crazy” to describe Donald Trump, even when his comments are offensive, does damage to those who struggle with mental illness.

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