On Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, Wagner College’s Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform held its Fall 2015 program, the Al and Frances Hochman Memorial Lecture, which featured good-government advocates SUSAN LERNER and DICK DADEY speaking on the topic, “Albany’s Year of Shame: What Have We Learned and Where do We Go?”, a conversation about political corruption and the movement to reform New York state government. Susan Lerner is executive director of Common Cause New York. Dick Dadey is executive director of the Citizens Union of the City of New York. The Carey Institute’s Fall 2015 program is the Al and Frances Hochman Memorial Lecture.
Watch the complete video of their talks, and the questions that followed:
This was a return visit to the Wagner College campus for both speakers. In 2011, Susan Lerner spoke on the topic, “Can a Constitutional Convention Reform State Government?” You can watch a video of her talk on the Wagner College YouTube channel. In 2011, Dick Dadey spoke on the topic, “Can New York State Ever be Reformed? How?” You can watch a video of his talk on the Wagner College YouTube channel.