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Best Job in State Government

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New York's Freedom of Information Law and Open Meetings Law give you access to your government. Robert Freeman of the Committee on Open Government talks about the laws and what they mean.

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Words of Warning

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Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Research Group issues a warning about the danger of inaction in the face of global climate change.

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Love Your Lobbyist

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Blair Horner of the New York Public Interest Group talks about lobbyists and lobbying.

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What's a Goo Goo?

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NYPIRG Executive Director Blair Horner talks about the organization and its mission.

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Voting Reform

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Three views of what kind of voting reforms would increase turnout in New York.

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"Vital For Your Quality of LIfe"

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Experts discuss the significance of local elections.

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Voting Matters

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The League of Women Voters of New York State offers important voting information.

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"We Just Want You to Vote!"

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This is a brief overview of the work done by the League of Women Voters of New York State

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The Experts Were Wrong

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Pollsters and political scientists got the 2016 presidential election all wrong. What happened?

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Cornplanter's Pipe Tomahawk

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Cornplanter was a leader of the Seneca nation around the time of the American Revolution. After the war, he entered into treaties with the newly formed United States. George Washington gave him a pipe tomahawk, which was later purchased by the New York State Museum. It was stolen about 70 years ago, but has now been returned.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

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Featured Event: 'QUEST' film screening with Company One and ZUMIX

Join the Company One Theatre and Zumix for a free screening of 'QUEST' in East Boston, MA.