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This edition: The Politics and Policy of New York's New Spending Plan

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 11, 2018.

First aired: April 17, 2018.

Moderator Bob Liff and a panel of observers discuss New York State's budget and the tensions between Albany and City Hall, as well as Washington, DC. Can we fix the MTA? Should Albany play a role in improving public housing? Will Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio resolve their differences on behalf of New Yorkers who need better services? Does the 2020 presidential race already loom in the battles between Albany and City Hall?

Guest List

Michael Aronson Editorial Board, Daily News

David S. Birdsell Dean, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY

Nicole Gelinas Searle Freedom Trust Fellow, The Manhattan Institute

Bob Liff Senior Vice President, George Arzt Communications, Inc

Mr. Basil Smikle, Jr. President & Founder, Smikle Associates

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