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June 15, 2015: AG Schneiderman, Silver v. Pataki event, Sen. Hoylman and Matthew Shurka, Adirondack Council

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman explains his ethics reforms proposal. He’ll also discuss how he is tackling New York’s zombie property crisis.

On June 16, Albany Law and the Rockefeller Institute of Government will host an event on the implications of the landmark Court of Appeals case Silver v. Pataki. The event will be held at Albany Law School from 1 – 4 p.m. Professor Gerald Benjamin, Associate Vice President for Regional Engagement and Director of the Center for Research, Regional Education and Outreach at SUNY New Paltz, and Robert E. Bullock, Deputy Director for Operations at the Rockefeller Institute of Government, preview the event.

Senator Brad Hoylman (D – Manhattan) is sponsoring a bill banning what’s called “gay conversion therapy.” He joins us with Matthew Shurka, who experienced such therapy as a child, to discuss the legislation. Shurka is currently the ambassador to the Born Perfect campaign with the National Center for Lesbian Rights based in San Francisco.

The Adirondack Council’s Willie Janeway and John Sheehan look at end-of-session priorities for the environment and the Adirondack Park. (Original air date June 9). 

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