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March 24, 2016: Best-of Episode

Best-of Episode

Asm. Sean Ryan (D – Buffalo) and Chairman of the Patriotic Millionaires Morris Pearl, a former Managing Director at BlackRock Inc., discussed multi-state efforts to close what is known as the carried interest loophole.

We spoke with Ken Pokalsky, Vice President of the Business Council of NYS, and Eric Ooms of A. Ooms & Sons Dairy Farm in Valatie, about drawbacks to small businesses of raising the minimum wage.

We heard more about scholarship tax credit legislation from Rabbi David Zwiebel, executive VP of Agudath Israel of America, and Ms. Camille Hastick-Ortiz, mom of Daniel Ortiz, a kindergartner at Macademy School of Science and Technology in Brooklyn.

The Citizens Campaign for the Environment’s Executive Director Adrienne Esposito looked at GMO labeling battles on the state and federal level.

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