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Feb. 13, 2015: Asw. Crystal Peoples-Stokes, Asw. Linda Rosenthal, Alex Beauchamp, Ron Deutsch, James Parrott and Mike Elmendorf

Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes previews the 44th Annual New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Lawmakers Legislative Weekend, which convenes this weekend in Albany. 

 Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D – Manhattan) and Food & Water Watch’s Alex Beauchamp explain a renewed push for a GMO labeling mandate. 

 The Fiscal Policy Institute’s Ron Deutsch and James Parrott discuss the group’s review of the budget and an FPI report that shows that all income gains in New York since the recession have flowed to New York’s wealthiest. 

 New York is in dire need of infrastructure upgrades. Mike Elmendorf, President and CEO of the Association of General Contractors of New York State, explains Governor Cuomo’s infrastructure plans for this year and the state’s greatest needs. (Original air-date Jan. 27). 

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