Boston, MA – In Massachusetts, a report released today found a decrease in the number of youth who are smoking, and more than a 50 percent decrease in the illegal sale of tobacco to minors. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, spoke with John Auerbach, Commissioner of the Department of Public Health;
Springfield, MA – The state appointed Finance Control Board is loosening some of its control over the municipal finances of the city of Springfield Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Ulster, NY – As the race between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton races toward what the Clinton campaign calls 'make or break' primaries in Texas and Ohio, the role of superdelegates is becoming more and more crucial. Congressman Maurice Hinchey has said he supports Clinton. But he says it's more important to win the White House.
Hudson Valley, NY – As the cracks in the nation's economy continue to widen, New York state officials are looking toward alternative energy and green development as a growth industry for the future. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett takes a look at how going green is spreading across the state.
Washington, D.C. – Some federal law makers are concerned low income residents may not receive the tax rebate they are entitled to under the stimulus package approved by congress earlier this month. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report;
Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip E. Stieg welcomes James Satterfield, President and co-founder of Firestorm Solutions which helps businesses and other organizations plan for natural disasters and emergencies. He stresses the importance of focusing on the people and culture of an organization when planning for a crisis. They'll also talk about some of the steps families can take to prepare for disaster.
Springfield MA – Officials in Springfield Massachusetts have announced plans to hold a one day forum in April to spread the word about what the old industrial city is doing to transform itself into a so-called...green city. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....