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Oct. 31, 2014: Ashley Hupfl, reporters, redistricting debate, Paul Gallay

Ashley Hupfl, City & State reporter, shares this week’s Winners and Losers.

Reporters Jessica Bakeman of Capital New York and Jon Campbell of Gannett look back at the election season.

Blair Horner, Legislative Director for NYPIRG, and Dick Dadey, Executive Director for Citizens Union, debate the redistricting proposition.

Environmental groups brought a lawsuit challenging the funding for the Tappan Zee Bridge. Paul Gallay, an attorney for Riverkeeper, provides details.

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Oct. 30, 2014: Sen. Stewart-Cousins, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Seneca Lake, Billy Easton

Will the Democrats have a majority in the Senate after the election? Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins explains the last push in the campaign.

Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor of the Nation Magazine, discusses the Working Families Party’s pressure on Gov. Cuomo.

Dr. Sandra Steingraber, an environmental activist and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College and Faith Meckley, a writer for the Ithacan.org, and Dwayne Wilder, blockaded Crestwood on Seneca Lake, challenging liquid natural gas storage near the lake.

AQE’s Executive Director Billy Easton responds to Gov. Cuomo’s comments on public schools.

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Oct. 29, 2014: AG Schneiderman, Ryan Karben, John Cahill, Larry Levy

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discusses his re-election campaign.

Could Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D – Westchester/Rockland) lose her re-election? Former Assemblyman Ryan Karben will explain why suburban anger is making the loss possible.

John Cahill, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, will weigh in on the top issues going into the final days of the election.

Hofstra University’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies, Larry Levy, analyzes how the senate and governor’s races have played out this election season.

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Oct. 28, 2014: Steve Greenberg, Tim Wu, NYSCOPBA, Yevgeniy Feyman

Steve Greenberg has the latest Siena Poll. We’ll discuss the 21st and 24th Congressional District results.

Columbia Law Professor Tim Wu explains why net neutrality is an issue this election season.

The New York Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association will release a report on assaults in NYS prisons today. NYSCOPBA’s President, Michael Powers, will share details of the report.

Manhattan Institute Scholar Yevgeniy Feyman discusses Ebola procedures in NY.

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Oct. 27th, 2014: Hugh Farley, Madelyn Thorne, Peter Iwanowicz, Sandy Steubing, Shaun Marie

Candidates in the 49th  Senate District discuss their campaigns.

 First, the Republican Senator Hugh Farley of Schenectady.

 Then, Democrat Madelyn Thorne of Schenectady also weighs in.
 
Peter Iwanowicz, executive director of Environmental Advocate of New York, and Sandy Steubing shares the latest on oil trains .
 
Shaun Marie, executive director of the Conservative Party of NYS, explains the party’s position on ballot amendments.
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Capitol Pressroom Weekend for Oct. 26, 2014

U.S. Attorney for the Southern District, Preet Bharara

Spokesman for the Siena Poll, Steve Greenberg

Albany Bureau Chief for the NY Daily News, Ken Lovett

Executive Director for the New York League of Conservation Voters, Marcia Bystryn

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Oct. 24, 2014: Ashley Hufpl, Jimmy Vielkind, Bill Hammond, Howie Hawkins, Tim Kremer

Reporter Ashley Hufpl of City & State provides our Winners and Losers of the Week

Capital New York’s Albany Bureau Chief Jimmy Vielkind on the news of the week.

Columnist for the NY Daily News Bill Hammond shares his views on the state’s settlement in the indigent class action lawsuit Hurrell-Harring.

Green Party candidate for Governor Howie Hawkins on his performance in the gubernatorial debate.

The New York State School Boards Association holds its annual convention next week.  The 95th annual Convention and Expo features Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch, Education Commissioner John King and Harvard Professor Paul Reville.  NYSSBA Executive Director Tim Kremer previews the event.

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Oct. 23, 2014: Sen. Skelos, Frederick Kowal, Ken Lovett, Marcia Bystryn

State Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos provides analysis of the race for state senate control from the right…

And, Frederick Kowal, president of United University Professions provides analysis of the race for state senate control from the left.

NY Daily New Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett joins Susan with gubernatorial debate analysis.

Marcia Bystryn, Executive Director of the NY League of Conservation Voters discusses her group’s bipartisan approach to fundraising and political endorsements.

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Oct. 22, 2014: Preet Bharara, Steve Greenberg, Corey Stoughton, Bruce Gyory

U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, shares his thoughts on corruption in New York.

Steve Greenberg has the latest Siena Poll numbers.

The State reached a settlement in the indigent defense class action lawsuit. The NYCLU’s senior staff attorney Corey Stoughton and the New York State Defenders Association’s Jonathan Gradess join us with details.

Mannatt, Phelps & Phillips’ Bruce Gyory weighs in on the AG’s race and previews the gubernatorial debate.

 

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Oct. 21, 2014: Buffalo Jills, Asm. McLaughlin, Chris Smith, Regent James Dawson

Buffalo News columnist Denise Jewell Gee and City & State columnist Alexis Grenell explain the Buffalo Jills controversy over equal pay.

Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin is a strong critic of Gov. Cuomo’s book tour. He shares why.

New York Magazine Contributing Editor Chris Smith discusses his recent article, “Andrew Cuomo and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year.”

Yesterday, the Board of Regents approved new graduation options, including pathways in CTE; STEM; the Arts; Biliteracy; and the Humanities. Regent James C. Dawson explains the changes.

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