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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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Oct 20, 2014: Tom Marcelle, Sean Casey, Justin Wagner, Senator Kemp Hannon, Elise Stefanik

Albany County Attorney Tom Marcelle and Eric Mower’s Sean Casey discuss Gov. Cuomo’s Court of Appeals pick, Justice Leslie E. Stein.

Senate candidate Justin Wagner (D) explains his campaign in the lower Hudson Valley.

Senate Health Committee Chair Kemp Hannon weighs in on crisis prevention plans in NY for Ebola.

21st Congressional District candidate Elise Stefanik will speak with Susan Arbetter about her national and local priorities.

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Capitol Pressroom Weekend for Oct. 19, 2014

Fordham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout discusses her new book ‘Corruption in America.’

Sen. Terry Gipson (D – Duchess) weighs in on his reelection campaign in the Hudson Valley.

NYPIRG’s Bill Mahoney breaks down campaign contributions in the Attorney General and Comptroller races.

Hofstra’s Executive Dean for the National Center of Suburban Studies Larry Levy provides analysis of the so-called, “enthusiasm gap” in the race for Governor.

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Oct. 17, 2014: Ashley Hupfl, Chief Ken Lovett, Nick Reisman, Tom DiNapoli, Deborah Glick

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

NY Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett and Time Warner Cable News reporter Nick Reisman provide analysis on the news of the week.

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli weighs in on his reelection campaign.

With the nomination deadline today, Assemblymember Deborah Glick is calling on Gov. Cuomo to not reappoint Court of Appeals Judge Victoria Graffeo. She’ll explain why.

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Oct. 16 2014: Mayor Stephanie Miner, Rob Astorino, Bill Mahoney, Pres. James Tallon

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner weighs in on the election season, and how, under budget constraints, she is preparing Syracuse for a harsh winter.

At 9 p.m. on Friday, WCNY will host a half-hour Insight featuring a conversation between Susan Arbetter and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino. We preview the show.

NYPIRG’s Bill Mahoney has the latest fundraising results for the gubernatorial, attorney general, and comptroller races.

United Hospital Fund President James Tallon discusses how community collaboration can reduce Medicaid costs and cut down on avoidable hospital use.

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Oct. 15, 2014: Zephyr Teachout, Sen. Gipson, Bob Lowry, Larry Levy

Fordham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout discusses her new book ‘Corruption in America.’

Sen. Terry Gipson (D – Duchess) weighs in on his reelection campaign in the Hudson Valley.

New York State Council of School Superintendents’ Bob Lowry shares results from a survey about support for the Common Core among superintendents.

Will Gov. Cuomo’s so-called “enthusiasm gap” create repercussions for other Democrats in this election? Hofstra’s Executive Dean for the National Center of Suburban Studies Larry Levy provides analysis.

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Oct. 14, 2014: Kate Sinding, Matt Funiciello, Asm. Brindisi, League of Women Voters

Kate Sinding, senior attorney and deputy director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, shares the results from a new NRDC poll showing 79% of New Yorkers favor a moratorium on hydrofracking.

Matt Funiciello, Green Party Candidate for the 21st Congressional District, weighs in on the minimum wage, the Affordable Care Act, and energy issues.

Asm. Anthony Brindisi (D – Utica), explains alternative pathways to education and the Career and Technical Education (CTE) diploma.

The League of Women Voters of NYS (LWV) voters guide is out. LWV’s Executive Director Laura Bierman and Director of Programs and Policies Victoria Melillo-Jordan share highlights.

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Oct. 13, 2014: Aaron Woolf, Tracey Brooks, Chancellor Merryl Tisch, Morgan Pehme

Aaron Woolf, Democratic Candidate for the 21st Congressional District, discusses his business background and his plans for the North Country.

Tracey Brooks, the CEO of Family Planning Advocates of NYS, explains what she says are false smear campaigns against the Women’s Equality Act.

Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch weighs in on education issues like the Smart Schools Bond Act.

City and State NY’s Editor-in-Chief Morgan Pehme previews the New York-Canada Summit.

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‘Capitol Pressroom Weekend’ for Oct. 12, 2014

State Senator John DeFrancisco (R-Syracuse), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and a member of the Public Authorities Control Board.

Sue Serino is the Republican nominee for the 41st State Senate District in the Hudson Valley.

Peter Iwanowicz, Executive Director of Environmental Advocates of New York explains the decision to bestow the group’s annual “Oil Slick” award upon State Senator Kathy Marchione (R – Halfmoon)

Republican candidate for State Comptroller Robert Antonacci on his campaign.

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