Kingston, NY – First, New York state passed a law aimed at preventing the New York Regional Interconnect powerline project. Now, the feds are looking to do the same. Hudson Valley Congressman Maurice Hinchey announced three bills yesterday that would prevent the New York Interconnect and other projects like it. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 2/2/07 and 2/3/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Governor Spitzer releases a $120 billion dollar state budget, our political observer Alan Chartock will weigh in on the budget proposal, and there are some new trends in the way New Yorkers obtain and pay for health care.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 2/04/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss Judith Miller's testimony in the Scooter Libby trial, publishing the victims names in the Duke rape case, the "Money Honey" scandal, your letters and more.
Albany, NY – Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton wants the public to be aware of the potential impact President Bush's proposed Budget could have on Upstate New York. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Tens of thousands of students across western New York have the day off from school, as bitter wind chills and heavy snowfall heralded winter's triumphant return. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Queensbury, NY – The owner and the captain of the tour boat that capsized on Lake George in 2005, killing 20 elderly tourists, have been indicted on misdemeanor charges by a grand jury. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Sheffield, MA – Working to strengthen Arab-American relations on a small scale and advancing peace. That is what some of the Egyptian students involved in a Berkshire County Middle School exchange program told Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo, they hope to do. Carrie filed this report;