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Capitol Connection
1:51 am
Fri December 28, 2007

The Capitol Connection #751

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Patricia Smith, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Labor. Find out what's changed in the labor department since the Spitzer Administration took over. Commissioner Smith tells Alan about efforts to crack down on business that underpay workers and are out of compliance with the state's labor laws. Also, they'll talk about the connection between education, the state's workforce, and economic development.

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The Roundtable
1:15 am
Fri December 28, 2007

January Roundtable Reads author Andrea Barrett (aired 12/28/07)

Albany, NY – Joe's preliminary interview with Andrea Barrett about her book "The Air We Breathe."

http://www.wamc.org/roundtablereads.html

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WAMC New York News
1:04 am
Fri December 28, 2007

Housing For The Disabled

Albany, NY – A state-sponsored program is helping disabled New Yorkers purchase homes. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
12:58 am
Fri December 28, 2007

NYRA Extension

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) hopes to continue to operate the Saratoga, Belmont and Aqueduct tracks.
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Albany, NY – With New York's Racing Industry in flux, The state Racing and Wagering Board has approved dates in 2008 for the New York Racing Association to continue to hold races for a limited time. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has this update.

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WAMC News
11:34 am
Thu December 27, 2007

Utility Expands Heating Aid Program

Rutland, VT – A program to help Community Action Agencies in Vermont distribute heating aid is trying to expand this year by getting more businesses to donate. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
11:30 am
Thu December 27, 2007

Roundtable Reads discussion with Edward Schwarzschild (aired 12/27/07)

Albany, NY – It's book club time again! Edward Schwarzschild joins Julia and David Guistina in studio to discuss his marvelous collection of short stories, "The Family Diamond."

WAMC New York News
10:29 am
Thu December 27, 2007

Open Questions About Closed Adoption - Part 2

Hudson Valley, NY – Some say adoption isn't about helping children find homes anymore...it's about money. It's about children as an in-demand commodity. And while adoption agencies offer increasingly customized placement services to draw mothers, many states are considering changing laws that keep birth parents and their children apart for the rest of their lives.

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The Roundtable
9:37 am
Thu December 27, 2007

Martha Raddatz (aired 12/26/07)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with 3 time Emmy Award Winner, Martha Raddatz about her book "The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family."

The Roundtable
9:27 am
Thu December 27, 2007

Culinary Corner - Mozzerella in Coroza (aired 12/27/07)

Woodstock, NY – Eric Mann from The Bear Caf tells Julia how to make Mozzarella in Coroza.

The Roundtable
9:22 am
Thu December 27, 2007

Listener Essay by Michael Whaling (aired 8/13/07)

Albany, NY – Listener essayist Michael Whaling has a few words for the venerable sport of golf. He proposes some radical changes in today's essay. Michael Whaling is an artist living in Sharon Springs.

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