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Forums and Events - “Tales from the Sausage Factory”—video of Feldman presentation, September 23, 2010

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Enhancing Governance Through Research: The Role of Research and Analysis in Storm Recovery and Resiliency Planning
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Book Talk: Beirut on the Bayou: Alfred Nicola, Louisiana, and the Making of Modern Lebanon
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Public policy events at Rockefeller College and the University at Albany

Daniel L. Feldman

Associate Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

“Tales from the Sausage Factory: Making Laws in New York State” —
A Book Forum


September 23, 2010



Feldman, a former New York State Assemblyman, and SUNY Distinguished Professor Gerald Benjamin discussed their book, which argues that the New York Legislature was once a professional model for the nation and shows how it might regain that position.

Video of Benjamin’s presentation
Video of Question-and-Answer session