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Karen DeWitt, Capitol bureau chief for New York State Public Radio and Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief of The Daily News, wrap up the flurry of legislation in Albany.
How about discussing the pensions/benefits of the current legislators,(and govenor) and then discussing what changes the legislators are making in their own and governor's future pension/ benefits. How long until they vest? What is their new "tier"? What is their percentage of contribution? At what age can they collect? How much do they contribute to their health benefits? Talk about state legislators and NYC city council, borough presidents, NYC mayor, school chancelllor, etc. Why is the information on these "high level people" never discussed?
How has 'greater' Atlantic City benefited from their casinos?...Not Well. A casino economy is a false economy.
cops and firefighters should NOT have been expempt from these reforms. bad move.
Please ask the guests how much these 4 primaries and the additional state senate seat will cost the taxpayers.
Isn't it true the oil from the pipeline would not even be used in the USA?
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