NY – Since the Port Authority now operates Stewart Airport at Newburgh, NY, US Senator Charles Schumer Monday urged the state legislatures in New York and New Jersey adopt legislation to create one seat on the agency's board assigned to the Hudson Valley. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
CT – Connecticut's new Juvenile Court and Detention Center is done, nearly three years ago after it confronted scandal and opposition in Bridgeport and in the state Capitol. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Hartford, CT – Recycling trash for thousands of people in 70 Connecticut towns and cities should soon be easier. WAMC's Carrie Saldo has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Hartford, CT – A committee has been formed to lobby state lawmakers to back a plan for lower energy costs to help seniors and low-income residents. More from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
CT – Connecticut regulators have rejected a utility's request to reopen a 2006 decision allowing a rate increase. As WAMC's Carrie Saldo reports, the move paves the way for a public hearing on a possible bid to raise rates. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – Senator Chuck Schumer says the survival of independent drug stores is threatened by slow payments from Medicare. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Montpelier, VT – An effort was launched Tuesday across the country that organizers hope will lead to significant health care reform in the next session of Congress. Groups in every state, including Vermont, plan to launch a grassroots effort to push passage of legislation. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Law professor Stephen Gottlieb joins Alan Chartock for an overview of recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Steve Gottlieb is the Jay and Ruth Caplan Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School and author of Morality Imposed: The Rehnquist Court and Liberty in America. He is also a member of the Board of the New York Civil Liberties Union and served in the US Peace Corps in Iran.