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June 2, 2014: Laura Nahmias, Glenn Blain, Brownfield Opportunity Areas, ivory ban, Brian Sampson

There will be political implications for the balance of the legislative session due to the deal Governor Cuomo hammered out with the Working Families Party in exchange for its endorsement. We will have analysis with the Daily News’ Glenn Blain and Capital New York’s Laura Nahmias.

The clock is ticking when it comes to establishing a long-term source of funding for BOAs, Brownfields Opportunity Areas. Jeff Jones of Consulting for Good Causes will explain.

John Calvelli, executive vice president for Public Affairs and Director of the 96 Elephants Campaign with the Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo discusses legislation to stop the ivory trade in New York.

Brian Sampson, executive director of Unshackle Upstate on his group’s end-of-session priorities.

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