Week of July 9 - 13, 2012

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 7/9

Hr. 1

Bill Mahoney of the nonpartisan New York Public Interest Research Group examines the productivity of the State Legislature—is it falling? Or is quality of legislation better than quantity?

Hr. 2

St. John Fisher College political scientist Jim Bowers discusses the local  and national scene in this election season


Tuesday 7/10

Hr. 1

Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard discusses new initiatives to reduce violent crime in the city

Hr. 2

MCC and St. John Fisher communications professor and media analyst Tom Proietti examines political coverage and previews the upcoming TV season


Wednesday 7/11

Hr. 1

A conversation with Brian Castner, author of The Long Walk, a story of war and homecoming, joining us on the line from Buffalo

Hr. 2

It’s the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act—and we talk with Chris Hildebrandt, chief operating officer of the Center for Disability Rights, and attorney Stephanie Woodward


Thursday 7/12

Hr. 1

Mixed news on our confidence as consumers; a new report from Dr. Doug Lonnstrom, founding director of the Siena Research Institute

Hr. 2

The impact of Congress’ decision to impose cuts in the federal food stamp program; we talk with Mark Dunlea of Hunger Action NY, joining us on the line from his office in New York City


Friday 7/13

Education Friday; a two hour discussion of education issues presented by Frank Cigelski




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