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March 17, 2015: Rick Santorum, H. Carl McCall, Principal Tim Farley and Bianca Tanis, Heather Briccetti

Former Republican presidential contender and Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is in Albany for the New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation’s annual lobby day. He joins Susan Arbetter to preview the event.

H. Carl McCall, Chairman of the State University Board of Trustees, looks at the dynamics of funding SUNY.


NYS Allies for Public Education are organizing grassroots efforts to encourage parents to opt their children out of state tests. Tim Farley, a principal at Ichabod Crane in Kinderhook, and Bianca Tanis, the parent of a child in the New Paltz School District, discuss today’s lobby day.

Heather Briccetti, the president and CEO of the Business Council, says taxes and fees on New York’s electricity are inhibiting economic growth, job creation and retention.

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