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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.

Evaluating the Evaluations

cityandstateny.com — 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."

Time, Money are Running out for Toxic Sites

Time and Money are Running out for Toxic Sites

The Cost of Justice

cityandstateny.com — 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

cityandstateny.com — "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

cityandstateny.com — 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).

Spellbinding: A Q&A With Sriram Hathwar

cityandstateny.com — 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.

A Recipe for Economic Recovery Upstate

cityandstateny.com — D epending on which of the state's major party gubernatorial candidates you believe, upstate New York is either a shining example of an economy on the mend or a blighted place where burdensome regulations are squashing the entrepreneurial spirit.

A Recipe for Economic Recovery Upstate

cityandstateny.com — D epending on which of the state's major party gubernatorial candidates you believe, upstate New York is either a shining example of an economy on the mend or a blighted place where burdensome regulations are squashing the entrepreneurial spirit.
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Mar 30, 2015

Panepinto backs Ken-Ton School Board in boycott threat over state tests, teacher evaluations mobile.buffalonews.com/?articleRedire…

Mar 30, 2015

More budget details including 1B for Superfund. Negotiators agree in principle on state budget - The Buffalo News buffalonews.com/city-region/al…

Mar 30, 2015

With an update that includes Housing Authority. Cuomo, legislative leaders make tentative state budget deal nydn.us/1CnSYb7

Mar 30, 2015

How long has it been since NY had 5 on-time budgets? "It's been a very, very long time," says spox. Budget deal mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKB…

Mar 30, 2015

RT @JimmyVielkind: .@jessicabakeman & @J__Velasquez have details on the agreements about school receivership, teacher evaluation http://t.c…

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