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The Capitol Pressroom for May 23, 2012


Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is the Governor’s pick to co-chair the State Democratic Party.   We’ll hear reaction from fellow upstater, Repubican State Senator John DeFrancisco.

Analysis of school budget votes with Michael J. Borges, Executive Director, New York State Association of School Business Officials & Robert Lowry Deputy Director for Advocacy, Research and Communications for the New York State Council of School Superintendents. 

Scholars from around the country will convene at Albany Law School June 7 – 9th for “The Civil War on Trial: Legal Issues that Divided a Nation” to discuss the legal issues that led to and defined the Civil War and post-war reconstruction.  Today we speak with Paul Finkelman, conference co-chair, nationally recognized Constitutional Law and Civil War scholar, and President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School about the issues he hopes to raise; as well as Bob Bullock of the NYS Archives Partnership Trust, one of the event sponsors.

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  1. lisa says:

    The session on the Albany Law School Civil War Conference was very interesting.
    Paul Finkelman is an outstanding historian.

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