Capitol Pressroom

June 24, 2016: Ashley Hupfl, Ken Lovett, Gil Quiniones, Timothy Kremer, Rachel Fee

Ashley Hupfl, Albany reporter with City & State, shares this week’s Winners and Losers.

Bernie is back in town! Plus we’ll continue our end-of-session post mortem with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

A collaboration between the New York Power Authority and NYSEG has led to the installation of 3 new capacitor banks that have allowed more upstate power to feed downstate’s thirst. According to NYPA President & CEO Gil Quiniones, the cost to install the new capacitor banks was 1/3 of what it would have cost to build a new power plant. He will outline how the new “Marcy South Series Compensation Project” works.

Timothy Kremer, the executive director of the New York State School Boards Association, looks back at the session and school year.

Finally, we will speak with the executive director of the New York Housing Conference Rachel Fee about the need for the state to fulfill its promised allocations of supportive housing funding.

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