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March 31, 2016: Ken Lovett, Ron Deutsch, Barbara Bowen, Asw. Deborah Glick, Asm. Marcos Crespo

NY Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett will have the latest on where state leaders stand with a budget deal.
Ron Deutsch, the executive director of the Fiscal Policy Institute, will analyze two budget issues: the minimum wage and a tax cut package.
We will hear more about where the higher education budget stands. Our guests will be Barbara Bowen, the President of the Professional Staff Congress – CUNY, and then Asw. Deborah Glick (D – Manhattan), the Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee.
Asm. Marcos Crespo (D – Bronx) explains why the 2020 census needs new methods to ensure an accurate count in New York. He argues undercounting has cost the state congressional seats and federal funds.

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