Albany, NY – (Airs: 11/23/07 and 11/24/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Groups against poverty call on the governor to raise welfare benefits, our political observer Alan Chartock analyzes his conversation with the State Comptroller, and Public interest research groups nationwide release their annual Trouble in Toyland report.
Albany, NY – A Conference scheduled for Tuesday in Albany is focusing on the shortage of English-language programs for immigrants in all corners of New York State. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has a preview.
Newburgh, NY – The media splash surrounding the announcement that the city of Newburgh planned to be the first in the country to use Pistol Cams to increase police accountability was apparently premature.
Western, MA – Small communities in Western Massachusetts looking to start recycling or to bolster an existing program have some help available to them. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details.