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SSFC’s Timbs Discusses School Aid Distribution

The Statewide School Finance Consortium represents more than 350 districts around the state. And for years, they have complained about the way state aid is distributed. Now, the group says poor school districts will take another hit thanks to the property tax cap. SSFC Executive Director Rick Timbs explains why he thinks the money has gotten so tied up in politics. >click here

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Dr. Rick Timbs of the Statewide School Finance Consortium has a lot to say about the obstacles he sees as fixing the school aid inequities in the state.
We host a “moderated conversation” about hydrofracking featuring Norse Energy Vice President Dennis Holbrook & James “Chip” Northrup, retired oil & gas executive, and vocal anti-fracking activist.
And the Industries for the Blind of NYS is releasing an economic impact study conducted by UB on Thursday that shows that blind and visually impaired New Yorkers are big contributors to NY’s economy. Chris Burke joins us with details. >listen