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Nov. 27, 2015: Best-of Episode

In light of the ongoing corruption trials of former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, as well as other recent legislative convictions, government watchdog groups are calling for an overhaul of the state’s ethics system. Today we will hear from Barbara Bartoletti, legislative director of the League of Women voters of NYS, and John Kaehny, the executive director of Reinvent Albany, about the proposals they want enacted. Original air-date 11/16/15

Two experts from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy will analyze the Paris attacks and the security measures and safety in New York. R. Karl Rethemeyer is the interim Dean of the college, as well as an Associate Professor of Public Administration and Policy. Victor Asal is the Chair of Public Administration and Policy and an associate professor of political science. Original air-date 11/18/15

Finally, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips’ Bruce Gyory will discuss how recent initiatives by Attorney General Schneiderman and Comptroller Tom DiNapoli have affected their tenure. Original air-date 11/18/15

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