Economy, education, recovery
10:16 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Reich on Economy and Election; Education Funding; Irene Recovery

Robert Reich, the Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at UC-Berkeley and former Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton, discusses the economy and the upcoming presidential election. He shares his thoughts on the candidates ability to handle the economy and what needs to be done to get America back on track.

We also discuss the Court of Appeals decision that allows small school districts to sue the state over funding inequities that can deny students a 'sound, better education' with Dr. Peggy Wozniak, the Binghamton City School District Superintendent.

Although Tropical Storm Irene happened nearly a year ago, the town of Jay in Essex County is still struggling with debris. With funds depleted, Jay is in a battle with FEMA for further assistance.

Watch the full program above.