Hartford,CT – Connecticut is accepting applications from uninsured adults for its new Charter Oak health plan.Individual premiums will range from $75 to $259 a month, depending on income levels. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Binghamton, NY – State Labor Commissioner Patricia Smith is holding a news conference in Binghamton this afternoon to announce a $26 million investment aimed at stopping the ``brain drain'' of young workers leaving the state. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Cortlandt, NY – A dam in suburban New York that helps form a reservoir that provides drinking water to the metro area will undergo a massive renovation. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Burlington, VT – The Vermont Housing Finance Agency has released the latest in a series of issues papers. The latest report focuses on homelessness in Vermont and indicates that families falling into homelessness is a growing problem for Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – State Senator Joe Bruno recently announced he won't be running for another term: with his 43rd district seat up for grabs, a Republican and several democrats have come forward saying they'll be running for it. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports
Springfield, MA – Work is expected to begin shortly on a project to make major improvements to the main east-west thoroughfare in Springfield Massachusetts. Officials hope the State Street corridor project will serve as a catalyst to economic development...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....
Albany, NY – The Roundtable's Joe Donahue speaks with author Todd Wodicka about his book;"All Shall Be Well; And All Shall Be Well; And All Manner of Things Shall Be Well" - This month's Roundtable Reads Book Club Pick.
Pittsfield, MA – The Massachusetts ethics commission says Pittsfield Mayor James Ruberto likely violated ethics laws in 2006 when city employees helped organize two political events. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports Ruberto could be held accountable for a third ethics violation