NY – A Senate bill would immediately revoke the certification of a teacher or administrator convicted of felonies including sexual misconduct and embezzlement, ending a hearing process that can cost taxpayers $150,000 per case. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...
Springfield, MA – People in the city of Springfield Massachusetts would continue to pay a controversial fee for residential trash collection by the DPW under the new budget being crafted by Mayor Domenic Sarno. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..
Albany, NY – Almost 93 percent of school budgets passed in New York this year. David Galletly hosts a one hour discussion about school budget issues. Our guest is Tim Kremer, Executive Director of the New York State School Boards Association.
Hudson Valley, NY – The initial excitement over improvements at Stewart Airport isn't fading despite rising fuel prices. But the problem, according to economic development officials, is that there's not yet a perfect match between development speculators and interested businesses. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett looks at the many sides of bringing business to New York.
Albany, NY – Sex offenders and "White Collar Fiscal Felons" employed by schools are targeted in legislation introduced by the Chairman of The New York Senate Education Committee. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports
Albany, NY – Members of the New York Senate Majority Conference have introduced a package of legislation that would provide greater benefits and protections to the state's military personnel. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.