Albany, NY – Alan Chartock speaks with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders about his role about his status as a political independent and his view on the upcoming election as well as Vermont's steps toward renewable energy.
Plattsburgh, NY – Northern New York's Congressman John McHugh has introduced an energy legislation package that he says includes immediate and long term relief for high gas and fuel prices. In today's Community Corner, the Congressman outlines and discusses his energy package with North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley, first noting that there are eight separate pieces to the proposal.
Pittsfield, MA – A state task force seeking to crack down on fraudulent employment practices held a hearing in the Berkshire's late last week. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Springfield, MA – Massachusetts farmers' markets expect to do a booming business this season in part because of growing concern over food safety. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....