Author: Tim Williams



March 19, 2019: Assembly Transportation Chair Bill Magnarelli

Published - March 19, 2019

The new chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee, Asm. Bill Magnarelli, has a big task to accomplish, meeting the needs of Upstate while delivering the needed repairs to the MTA. We discussed this with Asm. Bill Magnarelli (D-Syracuse) when he stopped by.

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March 18, 2019: Sen. Todd Kaminsky

Published - March 18, 2019

A bill proposed by Sen. Todd Kaminsky (D-Long Beach) would close the “double jeopardy” loophole. The Senator explained how the bill works and how it applies to the Trump administration.

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March 18, 2019: Siena Poll

Published - March 18, 2019

Siena College pollster Steve Greenberg stopped by with the latest numbers from the Siena College Research Institute.

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March 18, 2019: Sen. Alessandra Biaggi

Published - March 18, 2019

Years of stagnation have left the Senate Ethics Committee in an inconsequential state. The new chair of the committee, Sen. Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx), is looking to make the committee much more effective. We heard from the Senator on the happenings from the Senate.

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March 17, 2019: Capitol Pressroom

Published - March 18, 2019

Guests Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) Larry Norden, Deputy Director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Democracy Program Abigail Disney, Documentary film maker Joanne Page, President and CEO of the Fortune Society Barry Campbell, Special Assistant to the Executive Staff

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March 15, 2019: Running for School Board

Published - March 15, 2019

So you want to run for the school board? David Albert, Director of Marketing, Communications and Research for the New York State School Boards Association, told us about a new resource for school board candidates.

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March 15, 2019: Women, War and Peace

Published - March 15, 2019

A new installment of the PBS series, Women, War and Peace takes a look at the impact that war has on women and their effect on war. We discussed the project with the executive producer of the series, Abigail Disney.

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March 15, 2019: Harmed Suburban Five

Published - March 15, 2019

Dr. Ray Sanchez, Superintendent of the Ossining School District, explained why a group of school districts known as the Harmed Suburban Five, are gearing up to fight for more resources.

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March 15, 2019: W&L and Jon Campbell

Published - March 15, 2019

It’s Friday so Zach Williams, reporter at City and State, will share who made this week’s Winners and Losers. Then, Jon Campbell, Albany reporter for the USA Today network, stops by to break down the news of the week that was.

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March 14, 2019: Connect: NY: Climate Change in the Empire State

Published - March 14, 2019

While President Trump made the decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord, 19 states – including New York – have vowed to uphold the agreement by cutting greenhouse gas emissions. Climate change is no longer just a theory. New York State industries like farming, fishing and tourism are suffering because of climate change, or have had to adapt. Today, we discussed how to address the issue with experts from a variety of fields. Our panel includes: Joe Martens, Former DEC Commissioner and Director of the NY Offshore Wind Alliance; Asm. Will Barclay (R-Pulaski), Ranking Member of the

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March 13, 2019: Bruce Gyory

Published - March 13, 2019

Bruce Gyory, senior strategist at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and adjunct professor of political science at UAlbany, shared his insights on the latest from the Albany political sphere.

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