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Thomas Kaplan

Thomas Kaplan appears in the following:

Investigating Corruption in Cuomo's Corruption Investigation

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A New York Times investigation argues that Governor Cuomo's Moreland Commission came under political pressure to restrict its investigations into statewide corruption. New York Times Albany reporter Thomas Kaplan discusses the revelations and what Moreland set out to do to begin with. Then we talk to David Grandeau, New York's former top lobbying official and an early critic of the Moreland Commision.

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After Raucous Night, Cuomo Secures Working Families Party Nod

Monday, June 02, 2014

You'll find Governor Cuomo on the WFP ballot line this fall, but it comes at a cost. Thomas Kaplan, New York Times reporter, discusses what happened over the weekend as the Working Families Party gathered to vote on its candidate for New York State governor. Plus Fodham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout, who led the charge against Cuomo and rallied 41.3% of the vote, discusses why she ran, why there is such dissatisfaction with Cuomo among progressives and what comes next.

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The Plan to Buy Back Flood Zone Property

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

New York Times reporter Thomas Kaplan discusses the likely offers forthcoming from the state to buy your home if it's in the 100-year flood plain.

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Cuomo Proposes Buying Flood-Prone Properties

Monday, February 04, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo has a plan to buy homes in flood-prone areas and then demolish them, creating more undeveloped coastline for the state.

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Reacting to Criticism, Cuomo Adds to His Education Commission

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Seeking to address complaints about the makeup of his new education reform commission, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has added five additional members to the panel in advance of its first meeting later this month. The commission now includes a parent advocate from Rochester, a newly elected school board member from the Adirondacks and a district superintendent from Central New York. The first meeting is scheduled for June 26.

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Cuomo Forms Panel to Make 'Action Plan' for Education

Monday, April 30, 2012

Richard D. Parsons, a New York businessman, was named chairman of a new state education commission by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo. Panel members include Randi Weingarten, Geoffrey Canada and John B. King Jr., but no parent advocates.

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Suspect Arrested in Yale Murder

Thursday, September 17, 2009

A suspect has been arrested in the murder of Yale pharmacology graduate student Annie Le. Raymond Clark, who the police called a "person of interest" in the investigation earlier in the week, was taken into custody after DNA evidence linked him to the killing of Le. Clark was a lab technician in the building where Le worked and where her body was found on Sunday. According to police, a digital trail of swipe card access records led them to suspect Clark, who was then found with scratch marks on his body, police say. He is being held on a $3 million bond. Le was to be married the day her body was found. The Yale community has been deeply shaken by the crime. Thomas Kaplan, the editor of the Yale Daily News, gives us his reaction.

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Found Body Believed to be Missing Yale Student

Monday, September 14, 2009

Authorities found what they believe to be the body of 24-year-old Yale student Annie Le, in an ongoing investigation of her disappearance. Ms. Le, a pharmacology student, went missing on Tuesday and was last seen in the research lab where she worked.

Here to tell us more about the details, and how Yale students are reacting as they head to class this morning, we talk to Thomas Kaplan, editor of the Yale Daily News.

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