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#1720: Lawmakers Are Getting Paid For Positions They Don't Hold

(Airs 5/19/17) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Senator Jeff Klein publically response to news reports that some of his members received stipends for committee chair positions that they didn’t hold, our political observer Alan Chartock speaks with Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett about the controversy over Lu Lu’s, and supporters from across NY gather to ask lawmakers to pass the Medical Aid in Dying Act.

David Guistina is the host of Capital Connection, Legislative Gazette, and Morning Edition and the producer of the Media Project on WAMC.