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Feb. 3, 2015: Larry Norden, Ted Potrikus, Derrell Bradford, Senators Gallivan and Squadron

Today’s show features analysis of the Assembly vote to elect Asm. Carl Heastie as Speaker and Gov. Cuomo’s ethics proposals. 

Lawrence Norden, Deputy Director of the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program, weighs in on the dynamics of Asm. Carl Heastie’s rise to power and ethics reforms in Albany.

Ted Potrikus, President and CEO of the Retail Council of NYS, explains why his organization views increasing the minimum wage as bad for business and job growth.

Derrell Bradford, Executive Director of NYCAN, discusses Governor Cuomo’s education reform proposals.

Senators Patrick Gallivan (R – Elma) and Daniel Squadron (D – NYC) explain how the Nurse Family Partnership program is helping low-income first time moms through home visits. 

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