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Nov. 3, 2015: Rep. Paul Tonko, Bill Mahoney, Dennis Walcott, Dick Dadey

We discuss the federal budget, the election of Rep. Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House, and the announcement that the FitzPatrick nuclear plant will close with Congressman Paul Tonko (D – NY 20).

It’s election day! Be sure to vote in your local precinct. Bill Mahoney, Albany reporter for Politico New York, analyzes several municipal races around the state.

The feds have weighed in on East Ramapo.Dennis Walcott, the state-appointed monitor for East Ramapo CSD, explains his take on the U. S. Department of Education’s determination that some racial discrimination claims against the district are founded and his first few months in the job of monitor.

Dick Dadey, executive director of Citizens Union, looks at the recommendations published by the Ethics Review Commission in its final report on JCOPE.

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