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Burke Addresses Institutional Abuse

Season 2011 Episode 43 | 26m 46s

Courtney Burke, the commissioner of the New York Office of People With Developmental Disabilities, discusses changes in the wake of New York Times reports documenting widespread abuse at privately-run and state-run group homes and institutions. Also, members of the Public Employees Federation (PEF) consider a new contract offer from Gov. Cuomo, and the push for a 'millionaire's tax' is renewed.

Aired: 10/21/11

Rating: NR

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