Northampton, MA – People from government, industry, academia and public policy experts took part in a forum on energy today in Northampton Massachusetts....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Statewide, New York – The battle to stop a 200 mile long high voltage power line across New York is in its second year...and the group that wants to build it says it's willing to consider alternatives. Susan Barnett reports.
Kingston, NY – Congress prepares to tackle another year as studies show increasingly bad news for the economy and the dollar. One Congressman says lawmakers have to focus on tax breaks. And he has some reservations about a local plan that Governor Spitzer has called a major economic engine for the Catskills.
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock welcomes Paul Francis, the newly appointed Director of Operations under Governor Eliot Spitzer. He tells Alan about his transition from Budget Director to Director of Operations and what the change means for the Spitzer Administration. He also reflects on the Governor's first year in office and talks about some of the challenges in the year ahead including a potential multi-billion dollar budget deficit. They'll also touch on a number of other topics including the media, lobbyists, SUNY and much more.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 1/11/08 and 1/12/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Spitzer delivers his second State of the State address, we'll have reaction to the Gov's speech and our political observer Alan Chartock will share his analysis, and we'll take a look at the results of New York's multi-million dollar effort to reduce violent crime.