Capitol Pressroom

‘Capitol Pressroom Weekend’ for March 16, 2014

IDC member and Chair of the Senate Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee David Carlucci discussed legislation to incentivize businesses to hire New Yorkers with developmental disabilities.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says legislation to protect charter schools will be in the budget. He also shared his thoughts on public campaign financing, the dream act and property taxes.

Small Business Lobby Day took place on Wednesday. Mike Durant of the National Federation of Independent Business and Brian Sampson of Unshackle Upstate weighed in on taxes, mandate relief, and the push back against the Governor’s tax freeze.

University of Albany Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Senior Analyst at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLC Bruce Gyory discusses why candidate Rob Astorino’s position on the Common Core may not serve him well.

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