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April 30, 2014: heroin crisis, BIll Hammond, Right to Life, Asm. Harvey Weisenberg, Larry Levy

Senate Democrats introduced a set of 6 bills to combat heroin addiction. We will talk with Senators Terry Gipson (D-Dutchess) and Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk (D – Duanesburg) about the package of legislation.

Bill Hammond of the NY Daily News.

Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) hosts Right to Life Lobby Day on Wednesday at the capitol. One priority of lobbyists is a bill the Senator has sponsored that bans “sex selection-based abortions”. Barbara Meara, chairwoman of New York State Right to Life, will join us in the studio.

Long time Assemblyman and advocate for the mentally ill Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg (D-Long Beach) has announced he will not seek re-election this fall. We will discuss his priorities for the remainder of his time in office as well as the highlights of his career.

Hofstra’s Executive Dean of the National Center for Suburban Studies Larry Levy returns with some thoughts on the Governor’s reelection campaign.

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