Boston, MA – As the 2008 legislative session came to a close at the Massachusetts Statehouse early this morning, legislators restored funding for many of their pet projects. It was money the state representatives had earmarked in the 2009 state budget that was vetoed last month by Governor Deval Patrick. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Western MA – As foreclosure rates in Western Massachusetts continue to rise, officials say residents are not availing themselves of all the resources available to keep them in their homes. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
The Western Massachusetts Foreclosure Prevention Center can be reached by calling: 413-233-1622
Newburgh, NY – The issue of affordable housing is getting bigger as the economy gets tougher. But cities find themselves caught between the need to increase their tax bases and meeting the needs of people who are getting priced out of their homes. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports