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July 18, 2014: Ws and Ls, Jon Campbell, Zephyr Teachout, Brenna Erford, Renee Nogales

We will be joined by City and State reporter Ashley Hupfl who will present the week’s Winners and Losers.

Jon Campbell of Gannett’s Albany Bureau analyzes the week’s news from the Tappan Zee to the LIRR.

Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham Law Professor challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination for Governor, discusses her campaign and why she’s skeptical of the new Women’s Equality Party.

Pew released a new 50-state study that illustrates how states can save enough during economic boom years to better weather future recessions.

Brenna Erford, Manager of State Fiscal Health and Economic Growth, with the Pew Charitable Trusts will provide details.

A recent study published by JAMA shows nurse visits can prevent premature deaths. Today we meet Renee Nogales, MPA, of the Nurse-Family Partnership, an organization that empowers first-time mothers living in poverty to successfully change their lives and the lives of their children through evidence-based nurse home visiting. NFP is trying to make in-roads here in New York State.

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