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May 12, 2015: Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, safe staffing for nurses

Sen. John Flanagan, the former Chair of the Senate Education Committee, has been named the Senate Majority Leader and Temporary President of the Senate. He joins Susan Arbetter to discuss his new position.

The Comptroller’s audit of the Empire State Development Corporation found few measurable results of the $211 million spent on advertising to promote State economic development and tourism. Comptroller Tom DiNapoli looks at the report’s findings.

We discuss nurses’ call for safe staffing ratios with RNs Anne Goldman (NYSUT), and Barbara Rock (PEF), as well as CWA Local 1168 President Cori Gambini.

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