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March 13, 2014: Sen. Carlucci, Dan McCoy, Bob Bellafiore and Steve Greenberg. Asm. Nojay, Gov. Cuomo

IDC member and Chair of the Senate Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee David Carlucci discusses legislation to incentivize businesses to hire New Yorkers with developmental disabilities.

Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy has put the brakes on an oil processing facility slated for the Port of Albany. On Wednesday he ordered a moratorium on plans by Massachusetts-based Global Partners, citing questions around public health. McCoy joins us to discuss his decision.

Which budget issues will spark the most debate? Stanhope Partners’ Bob Bellafiore and Greenberg Public Relations Steve Greenberg share their wisdom.

Republican Assemblyman Bill Nojay, one of the legislature’s most conservative members, is also one of its most outspoken on issues from taxation to guns. He will share his thoughts on the Assembly’s one-house budget as well as politics in the Ukraine where he spent time twice: In 2004 during the “Orange Revolution” as well as in 2010 when he returned as an election monitor.

Governor Cuomo discusses why charter schools will be an important part of the budget negotiations.

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