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Nov. 22, 2016: One-year anniversary of Hoosick Falls water crisis announcement


This week marks a grim 1-year anniversary. It’s been one year since PFOA contamination in Hoosick Falls became public. We spoke with EANY’s Liz Moran and residents about how the state is doing.

Investigative Post reporting by Charlotte Keith found LPCiminelli, a company already under fire for how it won the SolarCity contract, benefited from a second Buffalo Billion deal. Jim Heaney, founder, editor and executive director of Investigative Post, joined Susan to explain how Ciminelli’s state contract to build space for Albany Molecular Research Inc., had striking parallels to the SolarCity deal. Original air-date 11/17/16

A coalition of government watchdogs are calling on the governor to reduce the potential for conflicts of interest by putting laws in place that curb “pay to play.” John Kaehny, executive director of Reinvent Albany, and Ron Deutsch, executive director of the Fiscal Policy Institute, provided details. Original air-date 11/17/16

Finally, we heard from Dr. Kyle Kingsley, the CEO of Vireo Health New York, about how the national landscape for medical marijuana and recreational marijuana shifted during this election. Original air-date 11/17/16

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