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Feb. 26 guests: Governor Paterson, Tom Suozzi

Thursday, February 26th, 2009
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This week Gov. David Paterson talks with Andrew Ross Sorkin about New York state’s finances and what the stimulus package will mean for New York. Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi explains how his county — the second wealthiest in New York state — will try to reinvent itself amid demographic shifts and the financial crisis.


Featured interviews on the February 26th program:

Tom Suozzi
Tom Suozzi, will discuss his plan on reinventing the suburbs.

Governor David Paterson
Governor David Paterson, who became New York’s 55th governor when he assumed office on March 17th of last year, will discuss why he thinks New York state needs to curb spending even in the midst of a financial crisis.

New York Times business columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin hosts this seven-part television series featuring interviews that address the evolving economic crisis affecting New Yorkers. The show focuses on issues such as the city’s infrastructure and the effect the crisis is having on cultural programs.

It’s the Economy, NY airs Thursdays at 8:00 pm through the end of February 2009.