Capitol Pressroom

Oct 5, 2015: Chief Judge Lippman, domestic violence and animal abuse, Glenn Blain, Asm. Santabarbara, Brian Mann

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman, Court of Appeals, explains the need for bail reform in the state.

Experts note a link between people who are cruel to animals and those who abuse their partners. Both crimes are underreported, according to Albany Sheriff Craig Apple. Today, two stakeholders-Brad Shear, the executive director of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, and Dave Warren, the director for Domestic Violence Services Program at the Unity House in Troy-discuss the link.

Glenn Blain, a reporter for the NY Daily News, looks at pork spending in NY.

Asm. Angelo Santabarbara (D – Schenectady) speaks with Susan Arbetter about an infrastructure report card that shows New York gets a C- in 2015.

Federal agencies disagree whether enough has been done to clean up the Hudson River. Brian Mann, a reporter for the North Country Radio, shares details on the latest controversy over dredging the Hudson.

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