Oct. 31, 2014: Ashley Hupfl, reporters, redistricting debate, Paul Gallay
October 31, 2014
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.◄ Back to PodCasts
Oct. 30, 2014: Sen. Stewart-Cousins, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Seneca Lake, Billy Easton
October 30, 2014
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.◄ Back to PodCasts
Oct. 29, 2014: AG Schneiderman, Ryan Karben, John Cahill, Larry Levy
October 29, 2014
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.◄ Back to PodCasts
Oct. 28, 2014: Steve Greenberg, Tim Wu, NYSCOPBA, Yevgeniy Feyman
October 28, 2014
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.◄ Back to PodCasts
Oct. 27th, 2014: Hugh Farley, Madelyn Thorne, Peter Iwanowicz, Sandy Steubing, Shaun Marie
October 27, 2014
Candidates in the 49th Senate District discuss their campaigns.
First, the Republican Senator Hugh Farley of Schenectady.
Capitol Pressroom Weekend for Oct. 26, 2014
October 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◄ Back to PodCasts
Oct. 24, 2014: Ashley Hufpl, Jimmy Vielkind, Bill Hammond, Howie Hawkins, Tim Kremer
October 24, 2014
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.◄ Back to PodCasts
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.◄ Back to PodCasts
Oct. 22, 2014: Preet Bharara, Steve Greenberg, Corey Stoughton, Bruce Gyory
October 22, 2014
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
October 21, 2014
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.◄ Back to PodCasts