Maurice Hinchey http://wamc.org en Anti-Fracking Move Keeps Heat On At Capital http://wamc.org/post/anti-fracking-move-keeps-heat-capital <p>ALBANY – More than 1,000 protesters gathered at the State Capitol to send the message to Governor Cuomo that New Yorkers don’t want fracking. The action included 130 co-sponsor organizations from medical associations to farmers to the Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter.</p><p>Protesters came on 30 buses, in car pools, rode bikes and walked. They were joined by former Congressman Maurice Hinchey, Actor Debra Winger, and musician Natalie Merchant.</p><p>Hinchey called upon the government to do what he said is the right thing.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:31:48 +0000 Hank Gross 67275 at http://wamc.org Anti-Fracking Move Keeps Heat On At Capital Anti-Fracking Initiative Launches in the Hudson Valley http://wamc.org/post/anti-fracking-initiative-launches-hudson-valley <p>In New York today, in Kingston, a new anti-fracking group announced its formation. A number of environmentalists and elected officials are on board with the initiative that stems from the Hudson Valley.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 23:31:04 +0000 Allison Dunne 61854 at http://wamc.org Anti-Fracking Initiative Launches in the Hudson Valley Capital Region/Hudson Valley Congress Members Get Environmental Grades http://wamc.org/post/capital-regionhudson-valley-congress-members-get-environmental-grades <p></p><p>The New York League of Conservation Voters has released a report card on how Congress Members representing the Capital Region and the Hudson Valley are doing when it comes to environmental, public health and energy issues. Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:56:30 +0000 Dave Lucas 58331 at http://wamc.org Capital Region/Hudson Valley Congress Members Get Environmental Grades Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey - Part 2 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-maurice-hinchey-part-2-10 <p>For the first time in a generation, the Hudson Valley has a new representative in Washington. In today’s Congressional Corner, retired New York representative Maurice Hinchey tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is proud of the stances he took in Congress.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 55190 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey - Part 2 Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey - Part 1 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-maurice-hinchey-part-1-9 <p>The new Congress is without a familiar face from the Hudson Valley. In today’s Congressional Corner, retired New York representative Maurice Hinchey tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his 20 years in Washington have flown by.</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 55189 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Maurice Hinchey - Part 1 Spirit of Woodstock http://wamc.org/post/spirit-woodstock <p></p><p>The Spirit of Woodstock award, created by the Woodstock Film Festival, is given each year to a resident of the Hudson Valley who best exemplifies the traits that make Woodstock an iconic arts colony: arts advocacy, public service, environmental advocacy and a passion for peace. This year&rsquo;s recipient is <a href="http://hinchey.house.gov/">Congressman Maurice Hinchey</a>.</p><p>Actor <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001644/">Aidan Quinn</a> will present the award to Hinchey, who is retiring from politics in November.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:36:04 +0000 Joe Donahue 43612 at http://wamc.org Spirit of Woodstock