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Sept. 16, 2015: Asw. Amy Paulin, Conor Bambrick, Michael Borges, Larry Levy

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, The Chair of the Assembly Energy Committee, is hosting a hearing today on the future of energy development programs in New York State. She spoke with Susan Arbetter yesterday to preview the hearing.

Conor Bambrick, the Air & Energy Director at the Environmental Advocates of New York State, looks at whether New York should allow utilities to own the energy they produce through solar, wind and renewable projects.

We discuss a New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO) report, “The Education Dollar: A Look at Spending and Funding Trends,” with Michael Borges, executive director of NYSASBO. The report examines whether the state spends its education money wisely.

What do Republican and Democratic presidential candidates have to do to win the suburbs? Larry Levy, Hofstra University’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies, analyzes the suburbs’ role in primary and national elections. Larry explains what is at stake in tonight’s CNN Republican presidential candidate debate.

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