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WAMC New York News
7:29 am
Thu May 15, 2008

New York Legislature releasing details of capital `pork

Albany, NY – The Senate and Assembly are detailing how
they will direct $750 million in pork-barrel spending for construction projects in their districts this election year. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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The Roundtable
7:27 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Arianna Huffington (aired 5/14/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Arianna Huffington about her book, Right Is Wrong : How the Lunatic Fringe Hijacked America, Shredded the Constitution, and Made Us All Less Safe.

WAMC New York News
7:23 am
Thu May 15, 2008

NY lawmakers optimistic about stricter oversight of doctors

Albany,NY – Lawmakers say Gov. David Paterson's proposal
to increase doctor oversight and prevent misconduct has a good chance of passing this session, but with changes. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:21 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Commission receives record complaints against judges

Albany, NY – The State Commission on Judicial Conduct
says it received a record 1,711 complaints last year against some of the state's 3,500 judges and justices. Most complaints were
dismissed after preliminary review. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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The Roundtable
7:21 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Bernard Goldberg (aired 5/14/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Bernard Goldberg about his book, Crazies to the Left of Me, Wimps to the Right : How One Side Lost Its Mind and the Other Lost Its Nerve.

WAMC New York News
7:17 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Michigan Senate approves Great Lakes compact

NY – After months of waiting, the Michigan
Legislature has approved a regional compact to prevent Great Lakes water from being sent to thirsty regions. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:13 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Port Jervis Drivers go to New Jersey for cheaper gas

Port Jervis, NY – As gas prices rise by nickels and dimes almost daily in recent days, one area of the Hudson Valley appears to be facing its own crisis of sorts in terms of competition. At the western end of Orange County, the City of Port Jervis abuts northern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, both of which traditionally have lower gas prices than New York. Typically, New Jersey is the lowest of the three counties in what is called the Tri-State area.

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7:11 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Word For The Wise #3504

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3504--05/15/08: A momentous day for women everywhere and some men

WAMC New York News
7:09 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Veterans receive legislature's blessing for a Veterans Cemetery

Ulster County, NY – Several veterans, most of them well along in years, received a standing ovation from the Ulster County, NY Legislature. They also received what they really wanted - the legislature's blessing for a Veterans Cemetery, a dream of two decades. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:06 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Hinchey and Hall voted for the new farm bill approved Wednesday

Hudson Valley, NY – Hudson Valley, NY House Members Maurice Hinchey and John Hall both voted for the new farm bill approved in Congress Wednesday. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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