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The Pros and Cons of a Consitutional Convention

May 01, 2017

By way of a referendum on Election Day this year, voters in New York State will decide whether or not the State should convene a Constitutional Convention in 2019 to amend the State Constitution - a right extended to the voting public just once every 20 years. Moderated by Marcia Bystryn, listen to Gerry Benjamin and Arthur "Jerry" Kremer discuss the pros and cons of such a referendum, last considered - and rejected - in 1997.