richard gottfried http://wamc.org en Next In NYS: Legal Marijuana? http://wamc.org/post/next-nys-legal-marijuana <p></p><p>A bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in New York State was introduced last week. The measure would regulate the sale of pot and tax it, treating it similarly to alcohol.&nbsp; Proponents are cautiously optimistic that the governor might see the plan in a favorable light.</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:33:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 80035 at http://wamc.org Next In NYS: Legal Marijuana? New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried - The budget and medical marijuana http://wamc.org/post/new-york-state-assemblyman-richard-gottfried-budget-and-medical-marijuana <p>State budget negotiations are continuing in Albany this week in the run-up to the self-imposed March 21st deadline set by state legislators and Governor Andrew Cuomo.</p><p>New York Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Democrat of Manhattan’s 75th district, spoke with WAMC's Patrick Donges for an update on budget negotiations and the prospects for medical marijuana in the Empire State, a cause he has long championed.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:30:00 +0000 59353 at http://wamc.org New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried - The budget and medical marijuana New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried - Bringing single-payer health care to New York http://wamc.org/post/new-york-state-assemblyman-richard-gottfried-bringing-single-payer-health-care-new-york <p>In Albany today, state legislators, patient advocates, labor leaders, and health care professionals unveiled a new proposal for government funded, universal, single-payer statewide health insurance.</p><p>WAMC’s Patrick Donges spoke today with New York Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Democrat of Manhattan’s 75th district, sponsor of the bill and chair of the Assembly Health Committee.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 17:26:41 +0000 59328 at http://wamc.org New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried - Bringing single-payer health care to New York The Capitol Connection #1305 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1305 <p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, a Democrat who has served in the chamber for more than four decades. They discuss health care, hydrofracking, and the Senate’s leadership coalition.</p><p> Sat, 02 Feb 2013 03:30:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 56943 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1305 Influential Assemblyman Gottfried questions fracking health report http://wamc.org/post/influential-assemblyman-gottfried-questions-fracking-health-report <p>New York state Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, the powerful Democrat who chairs the Health Committee, says he has questions about the state's health impact study as Governor Andrew Cuomo decides on the future of hydrofracking. Gottfried spoke on WAMC's Capitol Connection program.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 15:55:29 +0000 Alan Chartock 56912 at http://wamc.org