Albany, NY – Health care is returning as a campaign issue, with special interest and advocacy groups preparing to spend at least $60 million to push politicians to embrace universal access to medical coverage. Monay,in 53 cities across the country, a new national campaign is bringing together millions of Americans to demand quality, affordable health care for all. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was at Health Care for America Now's mid-day rally at New York's State Capital...
CT – Dams that once were used to power Connecticut industry are once again being eyed by town officials who hope to cut municipal energy bills. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 7/04/08 and 7/05/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The governor and newly elected Senate Majority leader say they'll work this summer to resolve the state's property tax crisis, a new study says your tax dollars are funding sweatshops, and a northern NY congressman introduces energy legislation for immediate and long term relief from rising gas and fuel prices.
Norwich, CT – Norwich has failed to qualify for federal money to help pay the costs related to a massive fire that destroyed an apartment complex in april. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – (AIRS 7/06/08 & 7/07/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss your letters, Rush Limbaugh's new contract, a Journal-News court decision, disturbing cable news video, and much more.
MA – An expansive red tide has abated, allowing the state to reopen some of its most productive shellfish beds. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.