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Oct. 15, 2015: Dick Dadey, Georgia Asciutto, Assemblymember Cathy Nolan, Jim Heaney, LGBT Law Day

Dick Dadey, the executive director of Citizens Union, testified before the State Ethics Review Commission yesterday. He joins Susan to discuss the group’s proposals aimed at making the state’s promise of substantive ethics reforms a reality.

Struggling schools around the state need a quick turnaround plan before a receivership process is initiated by the state. Today we speak with Georgia Asciutto, the executive director of the Conference of Big Five School Districts, about her take on the process for struggling schools and her testimony at yesterday’s legislative hearing on the state’s receivership plan.

Assemblymember Cathy Nolan (D – Ridgewood), the Chair of the Assembly Education Committee, shares her takeaways from yesterday’s receivership hearing.

We’ll take a closer look at the Buffalo CSD, which is among the state’s struggling districts, with Jim Heaney, a former investigative reporter with The Buffalo News and founder, editor and executive director of Investigative Post, a non-profit investigative reporting center focused on issues of importance to Buffalo and Western New York.

Finally, we preview this Saturday’s LGBT Law Day at Albany Law School with the LGBT Pro Bono Project’s Director Adam Grogan and Vice Director Desiree Santos.

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