Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Carl Hayden, Chairman of the State University of New York Board of Trustees. They'll talk about the dramatic changes to New York's higher education system recommended by the Commission on Higher Education. They'll also talk about Governor David Paterson's position on public education, the search for a new SUNY Chancellor and much more.
Albany, NY – Each year, there are on average 34,000 gun-related deaths in the U.S.
Every day, about 75 American children are shot. According to US Senate Statistics, there are about 60 million handguns in the United States, and about 2 to 3 million new and used handguns are sold each year.
Concerned Community members are partnering with county government officials to get guns OUT of circulation in one area city: Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports
Boston, MA – The Patrick administration is giving 55 Massachusetts communities almost 27 million dollars in federal money. Almost two thirds of this latest round of funding from the federal community development block grant program is going to cities and towns in Central and Western Massachusetts...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....