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FiOS1 NewsBreakers

with Andrew Whitman
Every Weekend

Get to know the people who make news in the Lower Hudson Valley – lawmakers, celebrities, and community leaders. NewsBreakers tackles the issues making headlines.

Close of Legislative Session in Albany

State Sen. Shelley Mayer (D-Westchester) & Senior Political Correspondent Andrew Whitman review what bills lawmakers passed (driver licenses for undocumented immigrants, ending religious exemptions for measles vaccines, more), what they did not (automatic voter...

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The Marijuana Debate – with Jeffrey Veatch

Jeffrey Veatch opposes legalizing recreational marijuana in New York – he considered it a gateway that led to the death of his son, Justin, from a heroin overdose in 2008. But he recognizes how complicated the issue is – and he and Andrew Whitman have a heartfelt,...

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County Legislator Accused of Anti-Police Bias

County Legislator Damon Maher (D-District 10) discusses what happened at a controversial meeting with school resource officers at a meeting in March, and defends himself against allegations he’s biased against police. [kaltura-widget uiconfid="24318621"...

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LGBTQ Pride in the Hudson Valley

With Pride month now underway, and the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots approaching, NewsBreakers sits with the Executive Directors of the LGBTQ community centers in Westchester & Rockland. Judy Troilo & Brooke Malloy discuss the challenges specific to the LGBTQ community in our region – and discuss what more allies and supporters can do to help.

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