Capitol Pressroom

April 27, 2015: Steve Greenberg, AARP, natural gas infrastructure, Adirondack Day

Steve Greenberg shares the latest Siena Poll. Voters weigh in on parents’ right to opt-out, whether the new ethics laws will help fight corruption in Albany, and whether taxes should be raised to pay for education.

New York State may soon require hospitals, at a patient’s request, to give discharge instructions and post-release care plans to a designated caregiver. AARP’s NYS Legislative Representative Bill Ferris explains where the CARE Act stands in the Legislature.

A coalition of health professionals and advocates are at the Capitol to demand more comprehensive reviews of the potential risks of new shale gas infrastructure. We’ll hear from Earthworks’ Eastern Program Coordinator Nadia Steinzor and Public Health expert, Celia Lewis.

It’s Adirondack Day at the Capitol! There will be live animals and all the flavors of the Adirondacks in the Well of the LOB. Bill Farber, the Supervisor of the Town of Morehouse and member of the Board of the Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages, highlights today’s events.

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