Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Shaun Flynn, Director of Governmental Affairs with the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA). Flynn talks about NYSNA's involvement in the political process in New York and the issues they would like to see addressed. They'll also talk about what's being done to address the nursing shortage in New York, mandatory overtime and much more.
MA – The order has been set for the three questions that will be on the November election ballot in Massachusetts. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
MA – The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that marriage benefits for gay couples can't be applied retroactively to the time before same-sex marriage was legalized in the state. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
NY – New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says two of the nation's largest Internet providers have removed newsgroups that featured child pornography. More from WAMC's Dave Lucas. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
NY – A Senate committee has approved $4 million for two projects in New York's Hudson Valley. $2 million of that would be for a study to connect commuter service from Salisbury Mills to Stewart Airport at Newburgh, NY. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Poughkeepsie, NY – Residents of an apartment building in Poughkeepsie were back in their homes, but without heat and hot water while officials try to find the source of a carbon monoxide leak. Susan Barnett reports.
Hartford,CT – Former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is criticizing Connecticut's governor for vetoing an increase in the state's minimum wage. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Hartford,CT – The Connecticut State Data Center says figures from last year show the population growth in the state is very small. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.