Westfield, MA – The Massachusetts Department of Social Services is going to fund additional emergency shelter beds in Western Massachusetts for women and their children who are in imminent danger of violence at home ..WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – As more and more of us leave our cars at home in the face of high gas prices, the big blue and white bus rolling down the street is a welcome sight for strained wallets: the Capital District Transportation Authority is suddenly the motorist's new best friend -
Hudson Valley, NY – New York farmers pressured by rising costs and new competition are looking for new markets. And the state's opened an opportunity for them to get in on a big opportunity outside the US borders. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports
Pittsfield, MA – HOST LEDE: A company that wants the Environmental Protection Agency to tap it for the Housatonic River pcb clean-up disagrees with GE's evaluation of the cost and effectiveness of its treatment technology. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Albany, NY – Re-established last year by state law, the New York State Task Force on Retired Race Horses is looking for input from horsemen and from the public as they search for ways to make Horses' lives more comfortable... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Assembly Minority Leader James Tedisco. Tedisco addresses the rumors that he may be interested in seeking statewide office in 2010. He'll also explain why suspending the state's sales tax on gasoline is a good idea and what should be done to prevent unnecessary Thruway toll increases. They'll also talk about reforming Rockefeller Drug Laws, public financing of campaigns and the challenges of balancing the state budget.