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Connections: January 13, 2014

Jan 13, 2014

Credit David Cay Johnston / Twitter

Connections starts at Noon on AM 1370 and streamed online by clicking the "Listen Live" button at the top of the page. Be part of the show by calling 585-263-WXXI (9994), or sending a message via FacebookTwitter, or email.

Noon: Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston and Unshackle Upstate Executive Director Brian Sampson will discuss the governor’s proposals surrounding the corporate income tax rate, estate tax, renter’s exemption, and the general success (or not) of subsidizing big business in order to create jobs.

1 p.m.: John Vito, former local business owner who nearly died from renal failure tells us how he ended up with a $75,000 hospital bill and no insurance, but got covered, what he’s doing now, and what lessons he’s learned for entrepreneurs and small business owners.