So It’s Come to This: A Poozer Politics Clip Show

Poozer Politics is going green this week with a recycled episode.

Since the state legislature is on repeat – glossing over ethics, fighting over mayoral control and feverishly working late nights to finish on time – the podcast is following their lead and sharing clips from past episodes (but with a new introduction).

The episode includes conversations with Politifact New York’s Dan Clark, Assemblyman Clyde Vanel, communications guru and politico Sean Magers, NFIB state director Mike Durant and television newsman Greg Floyd.

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How to Win Friends and Influence the Budget

Mike Durant has been around the (budget) block before.

As the state director of NFIB and a veteran of the Pataki administration, he understands how the games are played in Albany and offered some of his insights to Poozer Politics. Mike explained the budget process from A to Z and everything in between, including late media blitzes, staking out the Capitol and avoiding last-second surprises.

The episode touches on NFIB’s push for workers’ compensation reforms in this year’s budget, the importance of packing for long session nights and the art of reading body language.

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