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Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

  New York appears to be leading the way on gun reform in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat from the21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that several steps must be implemented to get a handle on gun violence.

Dr. Alan Chartock is professor emeritus at the University at Albany. He hosts the weekly Capitol Connection series, heard on public radio stations around New York. The program, for almost 12 years, highlighted interviews with Governor Mario Cuomo and now continues with conversations with state political leaders. Dr. Chartock also appears each week on The Media Project and The Roundtable and offers commentary on Morning Edition, weekdays at 7:40 a.m..