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Jan. 16, 2014: Asm. Kavanagh, Brian Mann, UAlbany Pres. Robert J. Jones, James Tallon

Manhattan Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh (D-74th) is one of a group of lawmakers pushing back against gun rights activists who want to dismantle the NY-SAFE Act. He joins us to discuss Act’s successes.

Brian Mann, Adirondack Bureau Chief for North Country Public Radio has followed Representative Bill Owens since his victory in a special election in 2009. Mann joins us with political analysis as well as an update on the Prison Time Project.

UAlbany Pres. Robert J. Jones talks “public-private partnerships”, the nano split, and what the University needs to do to achieve success.

James Tallon, is a member of the Board of Regents and President of the United Hospital Fund of New York – duel roles that contribute to his status as an “expert” in both education and healthcare. He shares his thoughts on the fight over the Common Core and the state’s newly released health exchange demographics.

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