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    New York Gubernatorial Inauguration

    Eliot Spitzer took the oath of office as governor and gave his inaugural address outside the state capitol building in Albany, New York.  Coverage courtesy of NY Network.

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    New York Gubernatorial Debate

    Gubernatorial candidates Eliot Spitzer and John Faso held a televised debate before a lie studio audience. They answered questions from state journalists and members of the…

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    New York Gubernatorial Debate

    Candidates for governor of New York debated in front of a live audience at Cornell University. The debate was moderated by Brian Taffe, Capital News 9 (Albany); with panelists Dominic…

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    Labor and Economic Issues

    The building and construction trades department of the AFL-CIO held a legislative conference on labor and economic issues. The session began with the presentation of the colors by an…

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    State University of New York-Oneonta Commencement

    New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer gave the commencement address to the State University of New York College at Oneonta graduates. In his remarks he talked about facing the…

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    Regulation of Securities

    Mr. Spitzer talked about the government’s role in consumer protection and regulation of business accounting and the securities industry. He also talked about his experiences…

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    Insurance Brokerage and Regulation Practices

    Witnesses testified before the committee about regulation of the insurance industry and potential conflicts of interest for insurance brokers. They spoke about insurance brokerage…

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    Response to Republican Convention Events

    Democrats responded to the Republican National Convention. Mr. McAuliffe spoke about an upcoming television advertising campaign centered on the theme of “Mission not…

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    Applied Ethics: Business

    New York State Attorney General Spitzer spoke about fighting corporate crime. He favored a larger role for government in regulating and overseeing business. He also talked about…

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    Corporate Responsibility

    Panelists discussed corporate responsibility. Among the specific issues addressed were over-reliance on stock price as a measure of success, incentives to provide false or misleading…

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    Mutual Fund Abuses

    Witnesses testified about allegations of criminal activity by mutual fund managers involving illegal trading practices such as late trading and stale trading of mutual fund holdings to…

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    Investment Banking Practices

    Witnesses testified about a $1.4 billion settlement reached between the Securities and Exchange Commission and ten of the largest brokerage firms. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Federal Clean Air Act

    Northeastern states attorneys general spoke to reporters about Bush administration plans to curtail restrictions on power plant emissions charging that the proposals violated the federal…

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    Charitable Contributions to Relief Efforts

    Witnesses testified about charities and how they used money collected in response to the September 11 terrorist attacks, including whether the money will be used directly to help victims…

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    DNA Testing and the Death Penalty

    Witnesses testified about two competing bills designed to ensure the accuracy of convictions in which the death penalty was imposed. The proposed legislation focused on the use of DNA…

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    Gun Lawsuit Settlement

    Officials briefed reporters on the Clinton administration’s decision not to join a class action lawsuit against gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson. The threat of legal action was…

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    Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

    At an event honoring Rep. Lowey, First Lady Hillary Rodham-Clinton delivered the keynote address. She spoke about youth violence and the need for more stringent gun control…

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