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Dec. 8, 2015: Chief Judge Lippman, Bill Cooke and Michael Garland, Michael Koenig, Brownfield Opportunity Areas

We will speak with Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman about the judiciary budget and his tenure as chief judge on New York’s highest court. Judge Lippman faces mandatory retirement from the Court of Appeals because of age on Jan. 1, 2016.

Is New York water quality in jeopardy? We will discuss a call for an $800 million infrastructure investment with Michael Garland, President of the NY Water Environment Association and Bill Cooke, Director of Government Relations for the Citizens Campaign for the Environment.

We will have the latest on the Dean Skelos trial with Michael Koenig, an attorney at Hinckley Allen.

Gov. Cuomo is investing in the redevelopment of communities with additional funds for Brownfield Opportunity Areas (BOAs). Three guests will explain this recent initiative: Val Washington, the President at New Partners for Community Revitalization; Jeff Jones, a member of the New Partners for Community Revitalization board; Lisa C. Nagle, AICP, a Principal for Elan Planning, Design & Landscape Architecture.

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