1370 Connection: Guest Host David Cay Johnston
(January 30, 2009) A special two hour program on the economy, presented by former New York Times reporter David Cay Johnston, who won a Pulitzer Prize. He is also the author of two best-sellers.
In the first hour, Johnston talks about resolving New York State's budget deficit with Ron Deuthsch, New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness, and EJ McMahon of the Empire Center for New York State Policy of the Manhattan Institute.
In the second hour, Johnston asks whether economic development subsidies are working, or just a "free lunch." His guests are Betsy Lynam of the CItizens Budget Commission and Brian McMahon of the state Economic Development Council.