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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v11n31 (08/02/2012) » Section: Week in Review

The Real Medicaid Fraud

At 11am on Monday, July 30, New York State Senator Mark Grisanti held a press conference on the steps of the Rath County Office Building. The subject of the poorly attended event (the only attendees to speak of being myself and a lone reporter from the Buffalo News, compared to over half a dozen individuals from Grisanti’s campaign and local government) was Grisanti’s support of two related pieces of legislation that, according to Grisanti, absolutely must pass the New York State Assembly, as the very fiscal well-being of the state hangs in the balance.

More Frackademics in the News

More and more stories are coming out in the media about the cozy relationship the natural gas industry has developed with academics. Both Wired and Mother Jones magazines have articles about the subject in their recent issues. Both mention the recent Univeristy at Buffalo shale shenanigans unfavorably.

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