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Legislative Gazette
8:54 am
Mon March 17, 2008

The Legislative Gazette #811

Albany, NY – (Airs: 3/14/08 and 3/\\15/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Spitzer resigns amid allegations that he was involved in a prostitution ring, we'll have reaction from lawmakers and our political observer Alan Chartock will share his analysis, and we'll take a look at how the Spitzer scandal goes beyond a personal and perhaps criminal misstep.

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Media Project
8:48 am
Mon March 17, 2008

The Media Project #876

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 3/16/08 & 3/17/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss media coverage of the Eliot Spitzer scandal.

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WAMC New England News
8:38 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Lawmakers look to strengthen mental health parity law.

Montpelier, VT – Vermont lawmakers are considering a bill that would tune up the state's mental health parity law, a decade-old measure designed to make sure health insurer cover illnesses of the mind to an equal degree as those of the body. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:37 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Analysis: New York's historic moment one of contrasts

Albany, NY – Connecticut governor Rell is to be in Albany, to stand by a man who shares something common with her rising to the job of governor because of another governor's fall. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
8:35 am
Mon March 17, 2008

In workplace, blind people find that technological progress hasn't stopped lingering bias.

Albany, NY – Technology and training have improved to the point that blind people can adeptly perform a dazzling array of jobs - soon to include the governorship of New York. The biggest obstacle still in their way, advocates say, is the negative attitude of many employers. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:43 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Crane collapses on NYC apartment buildings; 4 dead, 17 hurt

NYC – Rescue crews are working to remove a giant crane that smashed a four-story brownstone and damaged several buildings around it in one of the city's worst construction accidents. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:40 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Old law tied to Spitzer scandal has been used against famous men

NY – One of the charges that Governor Eliot Spitzer could face in the call-girl scandal that cost him his job is one that has been brought against many other famous men in the past century. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:37 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Bill calls for look at public records exemptions

VT – The Vermont Senate this week is expected
to take up a bill calling for a systematic look at the exceptions to Vermont's public records law. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:35 am
Mon March 17, 2008

Connecticut home oil industry could see other shutdowns

WATERBURY, Conn. – A Connecticut home heating old industry
official says the sudden shutdown of a Waterbury company shows that
companies and consumers are being hit hard by high prices. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:29 am
Mon March 17, 2008

NAACP has been re-energized in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY – Two Hudson Valley, NY chapters of the NAACP have been re-energized and are working toward the goals of the national organization, said its regional director.WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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