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Aug. 29, 2016: Bob Duffy, Sen. Liz Krueger, Blair Horner, Sarah Jaffe

Susan Arbetter spoke with former Lt. Gov. Bob Duffy, who is now the President and CEO of the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, about his call for legislators to form an Upstate Caucus.

Sen. Liz Krueger and 19 other senators are calling on the DEC to close the fracking waste loophole.

Blair Horner, the executive director of NYPIRG, explained a new report that details lawmakers outside incomes, major contributors and district demographics. The NYPIRG report also serves as a review of the past legislative session.

Finally, Sarah Jaffe, a reporting fellow at The Nation Institute and the co-host of Dissent magazine’s Belabored podcast, discussed her recent article, “Trickle-Down Election Economics: How Big Money Can Affect Small Races.”

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