The Clock is Ticking

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Should there be a time limit for suing over child sex abuse? Many of New York’s religious leaders say yes, they are lining up against a bill in Albany that would make such suits easier. Also: preserving New Jersey’s farmland, the latest on Albany’s leadership struggle, and labor activist Jonathan Tasini on why he’s challenging Kirsten Gillibrand in the primary. Enter the Uncommon Economic Indicators Video Contest!


Jonathan Tasini

Albany Update

Ken Lovett, Daily News Albany bureau chief, talks about the latest developments in Albany in the senate leadership struggle. He's joined by Gerson Borrero, columnist at El Diario La Prensa and at

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Sex Scandal Statute of Limitations

Paul Vitello, staff reporter for the New York Times covering health issues for the Metro desk, discusses the controversy over the bill in Albany that would adjust the statute of limitations in childhood sexual abuse suits.

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Open Phones: The Latest from Iran

Iranian Americans, what are you hearing directly from Iran and do you believe the elections results? Comment below! Some Useful Iran Election Online Resources
Twitter search for Iran Election
Twitter Posters From Within Iran
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Tasini's March to Albany

Jonathan Tasini, executive director of the labor research association, discusses his recently announced candidacy for US Senate from New York.

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The $600 Million Question

New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the country, so preserving its open land is a priority for many of its residents. But the Garden State Preservation Trust is out of money, and the state legislature has until the end of June to put funding it ...

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Back in the Fold

New York State Senator Monserrate is set to announce that he will return to the Democratic fold. Dan Janison, Newsday reporter, and Irene Liu, Times Union reporter, discuss this new development in the ongoing turmoil in Albany.

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