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Assemblymember Marjorie Byrnes on the 2024 New York State of the State and the state budget

A woman and a man sit at a table in a radio talk studio: Marjorie Byrnes and Evan Dawson
Megan Mack
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WXXI News
Assemblymember Marjorie Byrnes on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Thursday, February 15, 2024

We revisit state business with local state lawmakers. This hour, we sit down with Assemblymember Marjorie Byrnes.

Byrnes says she has concerns about the budget, especially when it comes to how decisions in Albany are affecting rural areas, like those in her district. We discuss education, housing, public safety, and more.

Our guest:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.