Brattleboro, VT – Officials in Windham County, Vermont plan to hold a public hearing on the application to extend by twenty years the operating license of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant. The Windham Regional Commission wants to know what primary issues the public thinks should be brought before state regulators. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – It is a New Year and Ward and Joe will talk about environmental resolutions for 2008. Will we see any big environmental changes this year? What will we hear from the governor and what will we hear from the President in their State of the State and State of the Union addresses? How have the white tail deer endured the winter so far? Plus, we'll sum up what we learned during 2007.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 12/28/07 and 12/29/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Spitzer is hard at work on his state of the state message and coming budget presentation, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his political predictions for the new year, and a new report evaluates the state education department's oversight of the 2007 contracts for excellence.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 12/30/07 & 12/31/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the top stories of 2007, the top media stories of 2007, your letters and more.
Sptingfield,MA – The mayor-elect of Springfield Massachusetts has assembled his mayoral staff and has put one of the appointees in charge of a new effort to address so-called quality of life complaints about the city. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – Another big holiday is upon us and so is another big holiday concern... drunk drivers. Throughout the Capital Region there are several "free ride home" programs, and NO EXCUSE for driving while tipsy. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.