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April 9, 2015: E. J. McMahon, opt-out movement, Michael Shnayerson, Bill Samuels

Today, Empire Center President E. J. McMahon says the bank settlement windfall allocations in the budget are a missed opportunity.

Working Families Party NYS Director Bill Lipton and Bianca Tanis, the Co founder of New York State Allies for Public Education and a New Paltz parent, explain the growing opt-out movement for state tests.

An unauthorized biography of Andrew Cuomo titled The Contender was just released. The Contender author Michael Shnayerson joins Susan Arbetter to discuss the book.

EffectiveNY founder Bill Samuels looks at the budget, ethics, and the political climate in New York right now.

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