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Aug. 3, 2016: Asm. Schimminger, Leslie Danks Burke, clean-energy standard approval, Larry Levy

Today Asm. Robin Schimminger (D – Kenmore) explained a legislative hearing on the effectiveness of Gov. Cuomo and the state’s economic development initiatives like the Buffalo Billion and START-UP New York.

Leslie Danks Burke of Ithaca is running for Senate in the Southern Tier as a Democrat. She dropped by the Plywood Hut this week to discuss her campaign, her support for the 10th plank of the Women’s Equality Agenda and her goals of conserving land and building economic development.

We had reaction to The PSC’s approval of the governor’s clean-energy standard from Conor Bambrick, the Environmental Advocates of NY’s Air and Energy Director, and Jordan Gerow, Pace Energy and Climate Center’s Energy and Climate Law Advisor.

Larry Levy, Hofstra University’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies, analyzed both the Democratic and Republican conventions and what the data shows about suburbs’ role this election cycle.

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