State of Politics LIVE
State of Politics LIVE is our morning webshow, where we deliver the latest of what’s going on in state politics. We typically broadcast 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays – follow us on Twitter to see if we’re having a show that day.
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To see full versions of the interviews we highlight, click the “Interviews” button to the right on this page. And remember, complete coverage of the issues we discuss on SoP Live can be viewed on Capital Tonight, weeknights at 8pm and 11:30pm, ONLY on Time Warner Cable News. Also watch using the TWC News app, available for your smartphone or tablet.
– We have the latest on the probe into Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos with Capital New York’s Jimmy Vielkind.
– A renewed push to close down Start Up NY.
-The LLC Loophole remains open, will lawmakers do anything about it?
– We chat with Gannett’s Jon Campbell about Start Up NY, education, and more.
– Plus, we take a look a powdered alcohol – it’s been approved on the federal level, but will there be a ban in New York?
– We also have a preview of our exclusive polls with Siena College on the budget deal.
– We look at potential candidates for Governor in 2018. Will Cuomo see a serious challenge if he runs again?
– One vegetable facility is getting ready to switch to a medical marijuana dispensary if chosen. We take you inside.
– Plus, Matt Hamilton from the Albany Times Union joins us.
– We have a recap of the week in State Politics, including yesterday’s Mothership meeting. with Ken Lovett from the NY Daily News.
– Assemblywoman Pat Fahy is speaking out against the Governor’s heavy policy/spending ratio.
– Plus, an update on the Governor’s email controversy.
– We have the details on the new ethics deal between Cuomo and the Assembly.
– Paid family leave is also becoming a huge issue – a hearing is planned.
– Plus, Jimmy Vielkind from Capital New York joins us.
– We have an update on the budget, including yesterday’s mothership meeting.
– Everyone seems to agree – minority leaders are okay in budget talks. So, what’s the hold up?
– Plus, the Women’s Equality Agenda seems to be moving forward in the Assembly.
– Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb talks to use about his conference’s reform proposals.
– Plus, budget talks continue, but not without complications.
– We also asked Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul for her reaction to the Assembly and Senate’s one-house budgets.
– Senator Mike Gianaris joins us to talk about the latest, including whether Senate Democrats are getting along with the Governor.
– Preet Bharara is bashing former Speaker Sheldon Silver’s attempt to dismiss his case.
– Leaders say they’re *not* planning to sue Gov. Cuomo over his 30-day budget amendments.
– Tom DiNapoli has already filed for 2018.
– Plus, an update on legislation that would help craft beverage producers in New York.
– Governor Cuomo says he’s open to doing the minimum wage outside of the budget.
– A giant Charter School rally rocks the capitol. We had a preview.
– Advocacy groups were also, basically, in every corner of the capitol Tuesday.
– Plus, Casey Seiler from the Albany Times Union joins us with the latest.
– The DREAM Act passes the State Assembly, but does it have a chance in the Senate
– Governor Cuomo’s going to Cuba in April. Meanwhile, his new sexual assault policy isn’t being taken well by private colleges.
– Minority leaders in both chambers react to not being included in budget talks when IDC Leader Jeff Klein is.
– Plus, Gannett’s Jon Campbell breaks down the latest.
Feb. 11, 2015:
– Democrats and Republicans are clashing over ethics reform in the State Senate. Hear what they had to say.
– Will a new speaker bring new possibilities? We look at the future of MMA and the Women’s Equality Agenda.
– Plus, Ken Lovett from NY Daily News joins us to talk ethics reform and the latest.