In less than a week petitions will begin circulating for candidates hoping to win elections this fall. While the change in election calendar and format has caught some off-guard – The Debrief Podcast gives some final takes before election season officially kicks off.
They also discuss a series of important, non-election issues including:
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Jackie Augustin joins Josh Durso to break down the latest headlines, which include local election changes – such as the start of petition passing in a couple weeks, and the legislature’s sexual harassment hearings. The duo also break down the ever-present discussion about splitting up New York State into two, separate states.
It was a busy week in the FingerLakes1.com Newsroom this week, as the polar vortex provided more issues than simple ‘chill’. On the Friday, February 1st edition of The Debrief Podcast – Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker, host of Finger Lakes Morning News on WGVA, and WAUB to discuss all of the headlines that made their way through the region.
Topics discussed included:
– Red Jacket Orchards talks migrant employees, local workforce;
– Stan’s restaurant announces abrupt closure citing financial strain;
– The failed tractor-trailer ban on state roads;
– A devastating fire, which highlights affordable housing needs in the Finger Lakes;
– A new program announced between SUNY schools and Amazon; and
– A number of resignations in Cayuga County.
This week on The Debrief Podcast a number of state measures, that have either been proposed or signed into law are discussed. Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine look at the biggest issues that lie ahead for New York State as they move toward a number of progressive legislative pieces.
Here are the stories, topics, and questions discussed on this week’s program: