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Jan. 5, 2016: E.J. McMahon, Jim Heaney, Raise the Age

Empire Center for Public Policy Founder and Research Director E.J. McMahon joined Susan to explain the budget implications of proposed free college tuition and possible budget shortfalls for 2017.

Jim Heaney, founder, editor and executive director of Investigative Post, weighed in on the controversy surrounding former gubernatorial candidate and Buffalo Public Schools Board Member Carl Paladino for comments he made about the Obamas. Heaney also discussed a possible challenge to Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown from Buffalo Comptroller Mark Schroeder.

And we heard the argument in favor of raising the age of criminal responsibility in New York from Rev. Valerie Faust and Paige Pierce, the CEO of Families Together in New York State.

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