Albany Times Union http://wamc.org en 4/15/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/41514-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Associate Editor of the Times Union, Mike Spain.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Spring flooding<br />Ukraine<br />Middle East<br />Pulitzer<br />TU Stories</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 88219 at http://wamc.org 4/15/14 Panel Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-86 <p><strong>On this week’s Capitol Connection program our Alan Chartock speaks with Albany Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain about the relationship between the legislature and the governor as we enter a new year and a new session…</strong></p><p><strong>Albany Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain with our Alan Chartock on this week’s Capitol Connection … which you can hear tomorrow at 3 or Friday Night at 10:30.</strong></p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 11:51:34 +0000 Alan Chartock 80999 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary The Times Union's James Odato - Aqueduct award investigation could reopen following Smith arrest http://wamc.org/post/times-unions-james-odato-aqueduct-award-investigation-could-reopen-following-smith-arrest <p>Could last week’s arrest of New York State Senator Malcolm Smith of New York City revive a somewhat dormant investigation of possible wrongdoing in the awarding several years ago of a license to operate a racino at the Aqueduct Race Track in Queens? Several years back when Smith and several other Democrats had control of the senate, a bidding process was underway for the racino, a process that led to accusations of pay-to play by the Inspector General Joseph Frisch.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:12:03 +0000 Brian Shields 61698 at http://wamc.org The Times Union's James Odato - Aqueduct award investigation could reopen following Smith arrest 3/19/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/31913-panel <p></p><p>Today's panelists are: Alan Chartock, George Hearst - Vice President, Associate Publisher, and General Manager of the Times Union, Rex Smith is Editor of the Times Union, and Mike Spain - TU’s Associate Editor.</p><p>They join us to discuss the TU's new press and the state of print journalism. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 60155 at http://wamc.org Morning Headlines with Mike Spain http://wamc.org/post/morning-headlines-mike-spain-2 <p>David Guistina&nbsp;talks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times-Union, about the morning's top headlines.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 12:25:42 +0000 David Guistina 53232 at http://wamc.org Morning Headlines with Mike Spain Morning Headlines with Mike Spain http://wamc.org/post/morning-headlines-mike-spain-1 <p>David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Albany Times Union, about the morning's top headlines.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 12:03:01 +0000 David Guistina 52758 at http://wamc.org Morning Headlines with Mike Spain Morning Headlines with Mike Spain http://wamc.org/post/morning-headlines-mike-spain-0 <p>David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about the morning's top headlines.</p><p></p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 12:03:26 +0000 David Guistina 52379 at http://wamc.org Morning Headlines with Mike Spain Morning Headlines with Mike Spain http://wamc.org/post/morning-headlines-mike-spain <p>WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:27:05 +0000 David Guistina 51396 at http://wamc.org Morning Headlines with Mike Spain Jimmy Vielkind - The Albany Times Union http://wamc.org/post/jimmy-vielkind-albany-times-union <p>Government reform groups say there are a number of loopholes in New York&rsquo;s campaign finance regulations, and that LLC&rsquo;s, or Limited Liability Corporations, are part of the problem. <a href="http://www.timesunion.com/jimmyvielkind/">Jimmy Vielkind</a> of the Albany Times Union has been looking into these organizations and how they can be used to get around some of the campaign donation limits. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Brian Shields 43499 at http://wamc.org James Odato, Albany Times Union - Obama Lobbied by Cuomo on Venue Change http://wamc.org/post/james-odato-albany-times-union-obama-lobbied-cuomo-venue-change <p>What led to the sudden change in President Obama&rsquo;s itinerary last week in the Albany area? The president came to the University at Albany&rsquo;s College of Nanoscale science and Engineering, even though the original choice was GlobalFoundries&rsquo; plant in Malta in Saratoga County. At the time, the reason given for the change was &ldquo;logistics,&rdquo; but James Odato of the Albany Times Union is reporting today it was the Cuomo administration that lobbied for the venue change, he spoke with WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Brian Shields 39037 at http://wamc.org