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July 17, 2015: Ashley Hupfl, Jimmy Vielkind, Will Ouweleen, Dave Gibson, Michael Carey

We find out who made this week’s City & State Winners and Losers’ list from reporter Ashley Hupfl.

Jimmy Vielkind, the Albany Bureau Chief for Capital New York, looks at the news highlights of the week.

Will Ouweleen, the owner of Eagle Crest Vineyards near Seneca Lake, joins Susan Arbetter in the studio to respond to DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens’ comments on Seneca Lake gas storage he made on the program earlier this week.

A new Adirondack Wild report, “The Adirondack Park at a Crossroad: A Road Map for Action,” criticizes the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Adirondack Park Agency for failing to protect the park in key areas. Dave Gibson, a Partner at Adirondack Wild, discusses what actions the group hopes to see from both agencies.

How can New York better serve the rights of the developmentally disabled? Disability rights advocate Michael Carey argues reports of abuse and neglect should go through 9-1-1, not a state-sponsored hotline.

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