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Albany, NY
Capitol Correspondent, WCNY Syracuse — NPR, PBS
As seen in:  NPR, PBS, City and State

Susan Arbetter is the Emmy Award-winning News Director for WCNY Syracuse PBS/NPR, and Producer/Host of The Capitol Pressroom syndicated public radio program.

NT2: Nec Temere, Nec Timide — If you have ten minutes, go to Susan Arbetter's website and dial up the podcast from yesterday's show - June 3. Advance to the 37:30 mark, that's when Susan interviews Bruce Gyory, political consultant and political science professor at SUNY Albany. We're fans of Bruce. We always watch him on Liz Benjamin's show and listen...

A Culture of Fear — Mr. R says his developmentally disabled child was abused multiple times at several state-run facilities. While the first incident of abuse took place 16 years ago, Mr. R didn't want to provide his real name, the name of his son or the facility where he lives because of what he describes as a persistent culture of fear at state facilities.

Evaluating the Evaluations — Who likes the current teacher evaluation system in New York? Not the governor, who called it "baloney" in his State of the State speech. Not Tim Kremer of the New York State School Boards Association, who called it "overly complex, bureaucratic and too easily manipulated."
Mar 11, 2015

My column on the testing portion of teacher evaluations, what other states do. Evaluating the Evaluations…

Mar 11, 2015

RT @SSFC_NYS: Earlier Tweet RE @sarbetter's City and State article on teacher evaluations contained a bad link. The correct link:

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Time, Money are Running out for Toxic Sites

Time and Money are Running out for Toxic Sites

Jan 19, 2015

Here's my story on Brownfields and state Superfund. City & State - Time and Money are Running out for Toxic Sites…

Jan 19, 2015

RT @WilderFleming: If the Legislature doesn't act, time and money for cleaning up NY's toxic sites will soon run out, by @sarbetter…

Jan 19, 2015

If the leg doesn't act soon, the two primary toxic site clean-up laws in NY could be in trouble. City & State…

The Cost of Justice — Indigent defense advocates are using recent calls to reform the justice system to push for funding for a statewide public defense system. In October the state settled the long-running Hurrell-Harring lawsuit, which was filed by the New York Civil Liberties Union.

Policy & Personality in NY-24

For Upstate Latinos, All Politics Is Local For Now — "I remember when a Latino elected official from upstate was offered help from a powerful downstate Latino politician," says Michael Fondacaro. "The response was, 'Yeah, I appreciate it, but no thanks. Wouldn't do me any good to stand next to a New York City Democrat.'

Playing Poli-Scrapple — Scrapple, a delicacy I grew up with in western Pennsylvania, is an acquired taste. Throw leftover scraps of pork butt and ham hocks into a hot pan with onion, celery, sage, cornmeal, a lot of butter and-voilà-you get a cheap, filling dinner (especially when chased with a slice of red velvet cake, another Keystone State specialty).
Jul 22, 2014

RT @andyaholt: "Scrapple, a delicacy I grew up with in w. PA, is an acquired taste." @sarbetter on Scrapple (and econ!) -->…

Jul 22, 2014

RT @andyaholt: "Scrapple, a delicacy I grew up with in w. PA, is an acquired taste." @sarbetter on Scrapple (and econ!) -->…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @TASKuon: @sarbetter, "Playing Poli-Scrapple" brought me back! Don't forget to add boiled potatoes & country gravy!…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @myecoll: @sarbetter Thx 2 U. Your article is a mélange of NY solutions without a strong odor of pandering, refreshing to read.…

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Spellbinding: A Q&A With Sriram Hathwar — Sriram Hathwar, an eighth grader from Steuben County, rocketed to fame last month by winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Hathwar, who correctly spelled such words as nocifensor, sdrucciola and stichomythia, shares the title with Ansun Sujoe of Texas, the first time there have been co-champions in more than 50 years.
Jun 17, 2014

RT @CityAndStateNY: Be stunned by eighth grader and spelling bee champion Sriram Hathwar, in an interview with City & State…

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Feb 13, 2016

@KevinDHorrigan @bryanbriggs6 Kevin, my understanding is that all 9 PBS stations will be carrying it, but I'm not sure of the time or date.

Feb 13, 2016

Cuomo Announces Initiatives to Provide Clean Water to Hoosick Falls

Feb 12, 2016

An excellent event. Cuomo announced that nearly two doz NYS wineries will showcase products at a Taste NY Pavilion at the Boston Wine Expo.

Feb 12, 2016

RT @BobPort: Incredibly important NY issue being discussed by @PatriciaFahy109 with @sarbetter on public radio, public defense:…

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