Return to Home Page Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Youtube Rockefeller Institute of Government
Skip Navigation

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government

Forums and Events - The Intersection of Collective Bargaining, Budgets and Politics, Video: Lackman introduction

Upcoming Events

State of Labor in New York State with NYS Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon
Rockefeller Institute, 411 State Street, Albany, NY
November 28, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
RSVP to Michele Charbonneau,

Abraham Lackman

Clarence D. Rappleyea Government Scholar in Residence, Albany Law School

Should Wisconsin Come to New York? The Intersection of
Collective Bargaining, Budgets and Politics

March 23, 2011

Get the Flash Player to see this player.

The Rockefeller Institute of Government, in conjunction with the Government Law Center of Albany Law School, returned to the topic of the collective bargaining rights of public employees and the cost of employee compensation with a debate between former legislators John Faso and Richard Brodsky. In this video, Abraham Lackman, former secretary of the Senate Finance Committee and currently Clarence D. Rappleyea Government Scholar in Residence at Albany Law School, introduces the speakers and asks for opening statements.

Video of Faso's opening statement
Video of Brodsky's opening statement
Video of debate between Faso and Brodsky
Video of Question-and-Answer session