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Feb. 4, 2015: reaction to Speaker Heastie’s election, Fred Kowal, Dan DiSalvo, Larry Levy

Early yesterday afternoon, the Assembly voted in its first new Speaker in over twenty years. Susan Arbetter gets reaction from Democratic and Republican Assemblymen about Speaker Carl Heastie’s election.

UUP President Fred Kowal responds to the Governor’s proposed budget.

Author, CCNY professor and Manhattan Institute Fellow Dan DiSalvo discusses his new book, Government Against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences What does the reign of a new Assembly Speaker mean for the rest of the legislative session?

Hofstra’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies Larry Levy weighs in.

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