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Jan. 4, 2016: Best-of with Leader Stewart-Cousins, Bennett Liebman, Jim Heaney, Chelly Hegan

Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D – Yonkers) will discuss how politically viable ethics reform is in Albany post-Silver conviction.

Bennett Liebman, a Government Lawyer-in-Residence at Albany Law School’s Government Law Center explains that gubernatorial intervention into Moreland Commissions is legal; at the same time, intervention comes with risks.

Is the Alcoa deal with the State good for taxpayers? Jim Heaney, Editor, Founder, and Executive Director of Investigative Post, will analyze previous deals with the aluminum manufacturer in Massena, as well as the most recent deal.

Chelly Hegan, President and CEO of Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, discusses security measures local affiliates are taking after the Colorado shooting.

Original air-date: 12/3/15

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