Ryan Delaney http://wamc.org en Schumer: Better Communication Needed Between State, Federal Offices http://wamc.org/post/schumer-better-communication-needed-between-state-federal-offices <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>In the wake of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard last week that left 12 people dead, New York U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling for increased communication between law enforcement and Veterans Affairs medical centers. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 19:02:33 +0000 Ryan Delaney 74340 at http://wamc.org Schumer: Better Communication Needed Between State, Federal Offices Seeking A 'Field Of Dreams' For A Rising Drone Industry http://wamc.org/post/seeking-field-dreams-rising-drone-industry In three years, the federal government is expected to open the skies for the civilian use of drones. But before that, the Federal Aviation Administration will set up six drone test sites around the country. Stiff competition to get one of the sites is anticipated — driven by hopes of attracting thousands of new jobs.<p>Experts like Peter Singer, a fellow at the Brookings Institution, say current drone technology is where the computer was in 1980: The unmanned aerial devices have minimum functions and are mostly used by the military. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 08:25:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 58569 at http://wamc.org Seeking A 'Field Of Dreams' For A Rising Drone Industry Dependent On Arms Plant, N.Y. Town Braces For Gun Laws' Impact http://wamc.org/post/dependent-arms-plant-ny-town-braces-gun-laws-impact <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgMM52tgwCw</p> Sun, 20 Jan 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 56122 at http://wamc.org Dependent On Arms Plant, N.Y. Town Braces For Gun Laws' Impact