Albany, NY – Lobbyists for The Community Service Society met Tuesday in Albany with members of The Black, Puerto Rican, Asian and Hispanic Caucus, advocating for the rights of the "formerly incarcerated," calling for new state laws and public policy. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas Reports.
Albany, NY – Silda Spitzer was joined by her husband, Governor Eliot Spitzer at the State Capitol, as she announced an initiative designed to reverse downward trends in "youthful" population - Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Citizens and politicians are engaged in a "power struggle" with New York Regional Interconnect over a proposed 200-mile long high-capacity electric transmission line that would stretch from the Marcy in the Utica region to Orange County in the lower Hudson Valley. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: Growing up - Joe used to hear the phrase Don't let the bed bugs bite. Ward has a cautionary tale. Is that beautiful lawn, great soccer field or football field in your town real? Ward will take his magnifying glass to artificial turf. It is still spring and what should we do if we come in contact with an abandoned animal? What to do when faced with an attacking goose. Plus, your letters!
Montpelier, VT – A bill that Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy has proposed to offer mental health parity in insurance and health services has raised concerns in Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 5/18/07 and 5/19/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Governor Spitzer and other top democrats endorse Hillary Clinton for president,Governor Spitzer and other top democrats endorse Hillary Clinton for president,, and NYC Mayor Bloomberg comes to Albany to push for his plan y-c initiative, and NYC Mayor Bloomberg comes to Albany to push for his plan y-c initiative
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 5/20/07 and 5/21/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the last U.S. paper closing their Toronto bureau, Fox news declining CSPAN's request ot carry GOP debate, your letters adn more.
Pittsfield, MA – A private Saudi-based company and General Electric confirmed today that it will purchase the company's plastics division for more than $11.6 billion. General Electric's Plastics world headquarters are located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report;