abortion http://wamc.org en 4/3/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/4314-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, University at Albany professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus, Ira Fusfeld.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Fort Hood<br />SCOTUS Political Donation Cap<br />Campaign spending polls<br />ACA Numbers<br />Texas Abortion lawsuit</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87340 at http://wamc.org 4/3/14 Panel 3/28/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/32814-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, newsman Ray Graf, and Investigative journalist, Rosemary Armao.</p><p>Topics include:<br />New Search Area for Flight 370<br />Christie Review<br />Turkey Twitter Ban<br />Texas Abortion Law<br />Lawmaker Stipends</p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86906 at http://wamc.org 3/28/14 Panel 1/29/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/12914-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and newsman Ray Graf.</p><p>Topics include:<br />SOTU<br />Farm Bill<br />Abortion Vote<br />Syria Talks<br />Data Requests</p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 82796 at http://wamc.org Justices Doubtful On MA Abortion Buffer Zone Law http://wamc.org/post/justices-doubtful-ma-abortion-buffer-zone-law <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems likely to strike down a Massachusetts law setting a 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics.</p><p>Liberal and conservative justices alike expressed misgivings about the law during arguments at the high court Wednesday. They questioned the size of the zone and whether the state could find less restrictive ways of ensuring patient access and safety.</p><p>No one has been prosecuted under the 2007 law, which state officials and clinic employees have said has resulted in less congestion outside the clinics.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 23:25:58 +0000 Jim Levulis 81931 at http://wamc.org Justices Doubtful On MA Abortion Buffer Zone Law U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Over Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones http://wamc.org/post/us-supreme-court-hear-arguments-over-abortion-clinic-buffer-zones <p>The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments one week from today in a case challenging a Massachusetts law that establishes a protest-free zone around abortion clinics.&nbsp; Thirty groups have filed briefs in the case including Planned Parenthood.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 20:41:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 81453 at http://wamc.org U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Over Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones Ethics Commission Faces Abortion Controversy http://wamc.org/post/ethics-commission-faces-abortion-controversy <p>A political controversy involving the issue of abortion has erupted this summer at the state’s ethics commission. It stems from whether some not-for-profit groups should be granted exemptions from publicly disclosing their donors.&nbsp;</p><p>The Joint Commission on Public Ethics, known as JCOPE,&nbsp;is charged with increasing financial transparency when it comes to politicians and the groups who lobby them.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 71581 at http://wamc.org Ethics Commission Faces Abortion Controversy 7/15/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/71513-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf, and commentator and activist Libby Post. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics include:<br>Zimmerman Verdict Fallout<br>Obama's Call for Calm<br>Gay Blood Ban<br>Texas Abortion Measure<br>Holder &amp; Reporter's Data</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 69207 at http://wamc.org Women's Equality Act Unfinished Business in the Legislature http://wamc.org/post/womens-equality-act-unfinished-business-legislature <p></p><p>The legislature left Albany last week with some unfinished business. They did not agree on New York Governor Andrews Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Act, and Cuomo says at least one house should return to pass some of the bill’s provisions.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:36:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 67947 at http://wamc.org 6/18/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/61813-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf, and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics include:<br>GOP Abortion Agenda<br>G8 Meeting<br>Obama on Surveillance<br>Graduation Rates<br>Green Transit</p><p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 67278 at http://wamc.org Women's Groups Targeting New York State Senate Over Abortion Rights Provision http://wamc.org/post/womens-groups-targeting-new-york-state-senate-over-abortion-rights-provision <p>Women’s groups are putting pressure on the State Senate’s ruling coalition to take up Governor Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Act, which includes &nbsp;an abortion rights provision.</p><p>Senator DeFrancisco, a Syracuse Republican and Chair of the Finance Committee, said in an interview with public radio and television that most New York women aren’t that interested in the proposal, “and would not even lose a night’s sleep about expanding abortion rights”.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:26:01 +0000 Karen Dewitt 66760 at http://wamc.org