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Oct. 13, 2016: Next Generation 9-1-1, daily fantasy sports law contested, Ken Lovett, call for oversight


Susan spoke with New York State Association of Counties’ executive director Stephen Acquario and Asm. John McDonald (D – Cohoes) about securing and modernizing 9-1-1.

New York citizens filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme court challenging the constitutionality of the daily fantasy sports law passed last session. We heard from attorney for the plaintiffs Cornelius D. Murray of O’Connell & Aronowitz, Attorneys at Law.

Ken Lovett, the Albany Bureau Chief for the NY Daily News, looked at how Senate Democrats plan to use ire over Trump against candidates running as Republicans.

Watchdog groups are calling on the Legislature and Governor to hold an immediate oversight hearing on economic development contracting in light of the alleged bid-rigging scandals. We hosted Ron Deutsch, the executive director of the Fiscal Policy Institute, and John Kaehny, executive director of reinvent Albany.

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