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WAMC New England News
6:50 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Springfield city council approves medical center expansion

Springfield, MA – City councilors in Springfield have granted a special permit to expand Baystate Medical Center, the largest hospital in the region. Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:48 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Silver: Major issues need to be considered with property tax cap

Albany, NY – Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Monday
that he has some serious concerns about the effort to cap local property taxes. Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC News
5:20 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Smoking among youth declines in Massachusetts

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;

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WAMC News
4:50 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Board Gives Back Some Control

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...

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Vox Pop
3:29 am
Tue February 26, 2008

The Editorial Page 2/26/08

Albany, NY – This week Alan welcomes Dr. Steven Leibo for a look at U.S. Foreign Policy.

WAMC New York News
2:29 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Hinchey Promises to Support the Democratic Presidential Nominee

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.

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WAMC New York News
1:57 am
Tue February 26, 2008

New York Fights for the Lead in the Green Race

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.

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WAMC News
1:55 am
Tue February 26, 2008

The check's not, automatically, in the mail

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;

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12:24 am
Tue February 26, 2008

How to Save Your Life #071

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.

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WAMC News
12:15 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Forum Set To Showcase "Green City"

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.....

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