Albany, NY – Alan Chartock moderates a discussion about the controversial notion of a property tax cap in New York State. Alan welcomes Ken Adams - President of the NYS Business Council, and Bob Biggerstaff - NY Association of Small City School Districts.
Springfield, MA – BayState Medical Center in Springfield Massachusetts today showed off its new simulation center. Hospital officials say its one of the world's most advanced medical training facilities.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Albany, NY – Barack Obama's message of change is going to be the message that wins with voters in November, said Connecticut 2nd Congressional District Representative Joe Courtney, speaking on WAMC's "Congressional Corner."
"This country is ready to go a different way, and I think that's the message [Obama] still has in his hip pocket," Courtney told host Alan Chartock.
Washington, DC – Air pollution isn't just affecting our lungs. The resulting acid rain is affecting our water and our landscape. A new study indicates the problem's an urgent one, and researchers are lobbying in Washington this week to get legislators to take action. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 7/18/08 and 7/19/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: New York has been selected to participate in the a National Governors Association's Policy Academy, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the retirement of Fmr. State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, and one New York utility is looking at an innovative way to generate power.