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Sept. 4, 2013: Brian Sampson, Ron Deutsch, Blair Horner, Larry Levy

Unshackle Upstate says what upstate NY needs is a tax break to act as a catalyst for growth – but how will they pay for these cuts? Executive Director Brian Sampson of Unshackle explains the group’s “New Era for Upstate” plan.

Ron Deutsch, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness and other tax reform advocates are also looking for changes in the state’s system of taxation; today they will hold a press conference asking for more public input in the process.

NYPIRG’s siren song is so intoxicating that it’s lured the Great Goo Goo Whisperer to its office shoals for a 3rd stint. Blair Horner joins us to discuss.

Executive Dean of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra Larry Levy is back with analysis of something he calls “The Cuomo Conundrum”.

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