Capitol Pressroom

June 19, 2014: Senators Krueger and Rivera, Advocates for people with development disabilities, Sen. Addabbo, regent Jim Tallon

Senate Democrats Liz Krueger and Gustavo Rivera join us for an end-of-session update.

Advocates for people with development disabilities Michael Carey & Carl Gottstein, Jr. are pushing lawmakers to defund the Justice Center for Protection of People with Special Needs because, they claim, the center doesn’t automatically call 911 when it receives reports of abuse.

Senator Joseph Addabbo explains his push for the Paid Family Leave Act.

We hear regent Jim Tallon’s take on negotiations over the de-coupling of teacher evaluations from tests aligned with the Common Core.

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