Capitol Pressroom

Feb. 1, 2016: Leader John Flanagan, Steve Greenberg, cheerleader settlements, Chairman Mike Long

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan joined Susan Arbetter to discuss his policy priorities for the 2016 session and the race in the 9th Senate District special election.

Steve Greenberg shared the latest Siena Poll results.

Last week, the Jets cheerleaders won a class-action lawsuit over wages in which they were awarded $325,000. Today we recapped the cheerleaders’ court victory and looked at the ongoing suit brought by the Buffalo Bills’ cheerleading squad. Assemblywoman Nily Rozik (D – Flushing), Sharon Vinick, an attorney who represented the Jets cheerleaders and a partner at Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP, and Alexis Grenell, an independent consultant, will join us.

We spoke with Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long about the party’s annual Political Action Conference, which took place Jan. 31 – Feb 1 at the Radisson Hotel in Albany.

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