Oswego City Mayor Randy Bateman discusses the fiscal challenges facing the region, and describes how he tried to get the city back on its political feet in the wake of the scandals that rocked the city.

Oswego, NY – This week, Grant speaks with Oswego City Mayor Randy Bateman. He discusses the fiscal challenges facing the region and the measures his administration has taken to meet them, as well as the abatement of sewage overflowing into the Oswego River. He also describes how he tried to get the city back on its political feet in the wake of the scandals that rocked the city, and draws on his own positive experiences in politics to reflect on the problems of extreme polarization and partisanship.