Albany, NY – Julia speaks with Margot Bean, the U.S. Federal Commissioner of the Office of Child Support Enforcement. Last fall she took steps toward an international treaty at The Hague, which if ratified, would make it harder for spouses to run to another country to avoid paying for child support.
Albany, NY – We've all heard the stereotypical divorce story - two spouses split, the mom takes full custody of the kids, and the dad gets behind on child support payments. This story describes fewer and fewer divorces, as joint custody becomes more common and enforcement of child support grows more sophisticated. But internationally, some parents are skipping out on their families by crossing the border into another country - and into another legal system where child support payments are easier to avoid.
Albany, NY – The widow of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the Democratic senator who helped Hillary Clinton in her first bid for the Senate, has endorsed Clinton's rival Barack Obama for president. Sarah LaDuke has details...
Albany, NY – With the approaching New York Primary, young Democrats and Republicans are getting more involved in the political process. Observers say the YOUTH VOTE could shake things up come Super Tuesday. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.