Capitol Pressroom

Sept. 29, 2016: David Friedfel, Steve Greenberg, Asm. Hevesi, Glenn Liebman

New York keeps spending more on economic development but analysis shows the state may not be getting the right bang for its buck. We discussed the Citizens Budget Commission’s updated report Bigger Not Better: New York’s Expanding Economic Development Programs with David Friedfel, Director of State Studies for the Citizens Budget Commission.

Steve Greenberg had the latest Siena Poll results for the 22nd and 19th Congressional Districts.

Asm. Andrew Hevesi (D – Forest Hills) discussed his plan to build greater resources to help the homeless.

Mental health education in schools could help vulnerable young teens, advocates claim. Today we spoke with Glenn Liebman, CEO of the Mental Health Association of New York State, Inc., about legislation awaiting the governor’s signature that would add mental health education to schools’ curriculum.

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