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Feb. 9, 2016: Sen. Marchione, Sen. Latimer, Entergy on Indian Point, Aid in Dying

Sen. Kathy Marchione (R – Saratoga Co.) on how she plans to help the residents of Hoosick Falls who are facing a water contamination crisis.

Sen. George Latimer (D – Port Chester) on the struggle local governments have raising revenue.

Over the weekend, elevated levels of radioactive tritium were found in groundwater at the Indian Point nuclear power plant. Entergy, which owns Indian Point, says the material poses no threat to public safety. We discussed the evolving situation with Michael Twomey, VP of external affairs for Entergy.

David Leven, executive director of End of Life Choices NY, and Dr. Timothy Quill of Rochester are both plaintiffs in an appellate division lawsuit pressing for Aid in Dying reform. They explained the litigation and a bi-partisan bill that would legalize the practice.

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