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An interview with Schenectady City Council President Marion Porterfield

Schenectady City Councilor Marion Porterfield
Lucas Willard
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WAMC
Schenectady City Council President Marion Porterfield (file photo)

Marion Porterfield is a few weeks into her tenure as Schenectady's new City Council President. Porterfield, a Democrat, is the first Black woman to serve as council president and 10 years ago became the first Black woman to serve on the city council. 

WAMC's Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard asked Porterfield about her first month in her new role.  

Lucas Willard is a reporter and host at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, which he joined in 2011.
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