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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:27 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Douglas Administration is working on a state economic stimulus package

VT – Vermont's Douglas Administration is working on a state economic stimulus package worth more than $100 million. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:24 am
Fri April 18, 2008

The Bush Administration urged a Federal Appeals Court to set aside greenhouse gas emissions ruling

VT – The Bush Administration has urged a Federal Appeals Court to set aside a ruling by a federal judge that said states have the authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:19 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Crackdown on fraudulent Medicaid home care providers

NY – New York's industry-wide crackdown on fraudulent Medicaid home care providers is expanding upstate.WAMC's Dave Lucas has details.

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WAMC New York News
7:17 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Four attorneys' kicked out NY retirement system

NY – New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says his office is kicking four attorneys' out of the New York state and local retirement system because they were inappropriately classified as employees by an upstate BOCES district. WAMC's Dave Lucas has more


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WAMC New York News
7:11 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Executive Director resigns

NY NJ – Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Executive Director Anthony Shorris has resigned, New York Governor David Paterson announced Thursday. The governor credited Shorris with being instrumental with the Port's takeover of Stewart Airport. Shorris is the one who announced he wanted to make Stewart a carbon negative facility with green' principles. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:09 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Hudson Valley Unemployment rose by over one percent in March

Hudson Valley, NY – Unemployment in the Hudson Valley and Catskills regions rose by over one percent in March as compared to statistics from the same month of last year, the New York State Labor Department reported Thursday. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:07 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Bank hold up suspect arrested

Poughkeepsie, NY – Police have arrested a man who held up the TD Banknorth branch at 21 Market Street in the City of Poughkeepsie, NY shortly before 10 a.m. on Thursday. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:02 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Tenth candidate joins race to replace McNulty in Congress

Waterford, NY – A 10th candidate is entering the race to
replace retiring Capital District Congressman Mike McNulty. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
6:34 am
Fri April 18, 2008

State auditor considers reducing the number of people called for jury duty

MA – Massachusetts state auditor Joseph Denucci says the state should work harder to cut the number of people who end up being called unnecessarily for jury duty. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
6:28 am
Fri April 18, 2008

1 percent reduction in workers compensation insurance rates

MA – Massachusetts businesses may see a 1 percent reduction in workers compensation insurance rates beginning in September. WAMC's Paul Tuthill reports...

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