The Poozer Politics Podcast is a wonky and unique dive into state government and politics. The show features interviews by David Lombardo with voices from across the state's political landscape. Follow David on Twitter at @Poozer87.
Special Election Bracket Busters
Cinderella stories are common in March, but what about in April? On April 24 the state’s political season kicks off with special elections from Long Island to Buffalo. There will be 11 potential upsets, with nine Assembly races and two in the state Senate. Most eyes are on the 37th Senate District because it’s viewed … Continue reading "Special Election Bracket Busters"
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Seeing Through New York
The expectation in New York that public information should be available online is only a recent development in the online era. Ten years ago the landscape was radically different (and not just because Netflix dealt solely in DVDs), which is why the creation of See Through New York was a game changer. In its first … Continue reading "Seeing Through New York"
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The Loan behind the Lawsuit
If you ever stumbled across a late night television advertisement promising cash – maybe with a catchy jingle – then you might have unwittingly heard the sales pitch from a lawsuit lender. Lawsuit lenders can act as third-party financiers of lawsuits with a simple pitch: Need cash while you wait for the resolution of a … Continue reading "The Loan behind the Lawsuit"
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EXTRA EXTRA – Brian Kolb’s Gubernatorial Show
In anticipation of the upcoming LCA Show, I wrote a song for Brian Kolb that is no longer relevant. Instead of letting the song die, like his candidacy for governor, it’s being released into the world. You’re welcome. Now what rhymes with Giambra…
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Guardians of New York
For thousands of New Yorkers who find themselves unable to make critical life decisions, the state’s guardianship laws are designed to serve as a safety net of last resort to meet their needs. Reformed in 1992, the state’s overhaul of the Mental Hygiene Law was an attempt to move away from its benign paternalistic approach … Continue reading "Guardians of New York"
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The Women’s March to Office
If 1992 was the “Year of the Woman,” then 2018 has the potential to be the Year of Women. Since the first Women’s March, following the inauguration of President Donald Trump, there has been an obvious uptick in female participation in politics. More women are getting involved in political campaigns and there is the potential … Continue reading "The Women’s March to Office"
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Fun and balanced
How refreshing to hear insightful interviews on timely topics presented in nonpartisan fashion -- with an entertaining mix of seriousness and irreverence.
Great look into Empire State politics
Anyone who is interested about the happenings within New York’s Capitol should listen to this podcast. There’s some great insights shared during interviews.
Smart and funny type situation
Intelligent conversation about important topics presented in a way that dumb guys like me can understand.