The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published by The Brian Lehrer Show A Case for Dismantling the Scaffold Laws Listen 16 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/366540/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Construction Site In Astoria Where A Worked Died (Mirela Iverac/WNYC ) i In a recent column, Bill Hammond, NY Daily News Columnist, argues that New York's Scaffold Law - which holds building owners liable for construction injuries - is holding back development. He discusses the laws, and other news out of Albany.