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April 15, 2015: Blair Horner and Zephyr Teachout, invasive species, Dr. Don Levy, Larry Levy

Good government groups want the Board of Elections to close a limited liability companies (LLC) loophole that allows corporation to be treated as individuals in relation to campaign contributions. NYPIRG’s Legislative Director Blair Horner and Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham Law Professor who ran for the 2014 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, discuss how the loophole allows wealthy individuals to skirt campaign finance limits. The Board of Elections could make a decision on the LLC loophole at tomorrow’s BOE meeting.

Invasive species can affect water quality, limit recreational opportunities, and make tourism decline. Lake George is infested with five aquatic invasive species that the Lake George Association is working hard to fight the infestation. Today we’ll speak with the Lake George Association’s Director of Education Kristen Rohne about this year’s inspections and prevention efforts.

Dr. Don Levy, the Siena Research Institute Director, shares the results of the latest Siena Poll.

Larry Levy, Hofstra University’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies, looks at the launch of Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

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