Newburgh, NY – US Senator Charles Schumer was instrumental in bringing JetBlue to Stewart Airport over a year ago, so it makes sense that the senator would pick up the phone and call CEO David Barger to urge him to not only keep the airline operating in Newburgh, NY but to consider expanding service. WAMC's Hank gross has more...
Hudson Valley, NY – Congressman Maurice Hinchey has announced half a million dollars in federal funds and a promised visit from Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands as part of next year's Quadricentennial on the Hudson. Susan Barnett reports.
Albany,NY – Legislative leaders and Gov. David Paterson have agreed on a measure to stop some of the practices that have driven the growing cost of college textbooks at twice the rate of inflation in recent years. WAMC's Dave Lucas has more.
NY – Gov. David Paterson and legislative leaders say they've agreed to revise the state's brownfield program to continue giving companies a tax break for environmental cleanup and re-use of polluted sites. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports.