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Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about what New York lawmakers are likely to cover in the last week of the 2019 legislative session.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Jun 10, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about the fate of issues like rent control and licenses for undocumented immigrants in New York, as lawmakers near the end of the 2019 legislative session. 

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Jun 7, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about a number of progressive issues that have yet to be addressed in the 2019 legislative session, and a heated protest for tenants' rights at the New York State Capitol on Tuesday. 

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

May 31, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent interviews with WAMC, where the Democrat announced he will seek a fourth term, and spoke out against the "gay panic defense" in the state.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

May 27, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about Republican New York State Senator James Tedisco, who is asking the federal government to create a student loan forgiveness program for gold star families. 

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

May 20, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about a New York Times report investigating the overwhelming amount of debt now facing many New York City taxi medallion owners.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

May 17, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who launched his 2020 presidential campaign Thursday.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

May 13, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about calls for the New York state Assembly to take up a bill that would allow access to President Trump's state tax returns.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

May 10, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about a pair of bills approved by the New York state Senate that would give access to President Trump's state tax returns and allow the state to prosecute those federally pardoned by the president. 

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about the New York state Senate's public hearing on limousine regulations Thursday.   

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about a bill introduced by New York lawmakers that would end religious exemptions from vaccines.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Apr 26, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about reports that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may ask his fundraising network to help former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Apr 22, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about some environmental initiatives in New York, and a measles awareness campaign launched by state Senate Democrats.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Apr 19, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about the Mueller report, and an order by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo extending free SUNY and CUNY tuition to children of Gold Star families.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Apr 12, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about a New York Times article examining tensions between Democrats in the New York Legislature. 

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Apr 8, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about Todd Howe, a former lobbyist who will serve five years probation rather than prison time for his involvement in pay-to-play bribery in New York.  

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Apr 5, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about criticism of the New York state budget process from Senate Democrats, and the issue of congestion pricing in New York City. They also discuss whether state lawmakers will tackle marijuana legalization in this legislative session. 

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Mar 29, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about what's likely in and out of the New York state budget due April 1. They also discuss a New York times article about a "secretive" fundraiser with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that cost attendees $25,000 a plate. 

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Mar 25, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about ongoing investigations into President Trump by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York and the state Attorney General's Office.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Mar 18, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about a new Siena poll examining how New Yorkers feel about Amazon pulling its plans for a headquarters in New York City, proposals to legalize recreational marijuana, and more.

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Mar 15, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's criticism of state Senate Democrats and the ongoing budget process. They also discuss the lack of support for U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's 2020 presidential bid from New York politicians. 

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about budget proposals expected from the New York Senate and Assembly this week. They also discuss Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to legalize recreational marijuana, and whether it will be included in the final state budget. 

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett

Mar 1, 2019
Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Senior Vice President for Communications and Albany Director for Metropolitan Public Strategies, about today's headlines — including a revenge porn bill passed by the New York Legislature, and an attempt by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to revive the Amazon deal for a headquarters in New York City. They also discuss a proposal by the governor and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio supporting congestion pricing. 

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Ken Lovett, who just wrapped up a long career as Albany Bureau Chief and columnist for The New York Daily News. Lovett is now VP for Communications and Albany Director at Metropolitan Public Strategies.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett about his career with The New York Daily News, what's ahead for the veteran reporter and some of the latest news headlines in New York. 

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett of The New York Daily News about today's headlines, including rumors that Amazon may pull its plans for a headquarters in New York City. They also discuss a new Siena poll reporting a drop in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's favorability rating. 

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett of The New York Daily News about today's headlines, including reports that the Justice Department will work with the Bureau of Prisons to examine how a federal detention center in Brooklyn lost heat and electricity during last week's extreme cold. The pair also discuss a push by the Working Families Party to support cross-party endorsements, and a plan by New York politicians to reduce reliance on homeless shelters. 

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett of The New York Daily News about his plans to leave the newspaper for a position outside journalism. The pair also discuss New York lawmakers' expected vote on the Child Victims Act. 

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about today's headlines, including New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul saying she is prepared should New York Governor Andrew Cuomo decide to run for president. The pair also discuss how the Catholic Church is set to be one of the biggest losers in New York state's 2019 legislative session.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief of the New York Daily News, about today's headlines, including a vareity of reforms being pushed this week by Democrats in the New York state Legislature. 

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