Brenda Wright on prison-based gerrymandering legislative fight

Senate Republicans are suing the Department of Corrections as well as LAT-FOR, the task force on redistricting & reapportionment over a new law sponsored last year by Eric Schneiderman while he was still in the State Senate — the law changes where prisoners are counted. Today we will hear both sides of the argument beginning with Brenda Wright of Demos, a non partisan public policy research and advocacy organization… And then Senator James Seward, one of the people filing the law suit.

Mike Breslin’s name has been entwined with Albany politics for decades, but recently the long-time county executive announced he would be stepping down. We will have an exit interview.