fiscal crisis http://wamc.org en 10/3/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/10313-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today&#39;s panelists are WAMC&rsquo;s Alan Chartock, newsman Ray Graf and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Fiscal Crisis<br />Costs of Shutdown<br />Obamacare<br />Tom Clancy</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 74804 at http://wamc.org Gov. Cuomo Details Local Gov't Bail Out Plan http://wamc.org/post/gov-cuomo-details-local-govt-bail-out-plan <p></p><p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined his proposal for a new local government restructuring board to help financially distressed communities deal with long term budget problems.</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 64666 at http://wamc.org Gov. Cuomo Details Local Gov't Bail Out Plan Detroit City is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis http://wamc.org/post/detroit-city-place-be-afterlife-american-metropolis <p>Once America's capitalist dream town, Detroit is one of our country's greatest urban failures, having fallen the longest and the farthest. But the city's worst crisis yet has managed to do the unthinkable: turn the end of days into something of a laboratory for the future. Urban planners, land speculators, and utopian environmentalists have been drawn to Detroit's decaying, nothing-left-to-lose frontier.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52063 at http://wamc.org Detroit City is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis NY, Local Governments Butt Heads over Next Crisis http://wamc.org/post/ny-local-governments-butt-heads-over-next-crisis <p>The next government fiscal&nbsp;crisis is boiling over in counties and municipalities, and taxpayers again are catching the heat.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>New&nbsp;York&#39;s state Legislature chose not pass the urgent pleas of local governments including Rockland County, the City of Long Beach, Suffolk and Nassau counties, Buffalo and Newburgh during the 2012 legislative session that ended last week.</p><p>The local governments sought permission to spread debt payments or increase local sales taxes, among other measures.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 12:04:40 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 41919 at http://wamc.org NY, Local Governments Butt Heads over Next Crisis