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WAMC New York News
2:48 am
Thu March 13, 2008

NY Lt. Governor Paterson's Press Conference

Albany, NY – This afternoon Lt. Gov. David Paterson took questions from the press concerning the future of NY government.

*Please note: The reporters were not on mic, so their questions are very hard to hear.

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WAMC New York News
12:24 am
Thu March 13, 2008

Schenectady: 2008 State of the City address

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Schenectady, NY – Schenectady's Mayor paints a picture of progress in his "2008 State of the city Address" as we hear in this report from Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas.


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WAMC New York News
12:19 am
Thu March 13, 2008

Schenectady Police To Get GPS

Schenectady, NY – Officers who patrol Schenectady's streets will soon be locked and loaded with new global positioning systems. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.


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WAMC New York News
12:03 am
Thu March 13, 2008

New Ozone Standards Put Rural New York Counties in Non-Compliance

Plattsburgh, NY – The EPA has set new standards for ozone levels across the country that will lower the allowable concentration of ozone in the air to no more than 75 parts per billion, compared with the old standard of 80. Fourteen counties across New York don't meet the new standard for ozone, including some rural and Adirondack counties. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:37 am
Wed March 12, 2008

Senator Joe Bruno's Comments on Spitzer

Albany, NY – In a press conference thing morning, Senator Joe Bruno discussed this thoughts on Governor Spitzer's ties to a prostitution ring. Here are the Senator's comments.

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WAMC New York News
11:31 am
Wed March 12, 2008

What's In Your Drinking Water?

Hudson Valley, NY – A story released this week indicates that many of us, every day, are exposed to a wide array of pharmaceuticals we know nothing about. They're present, in trace amounts, in our drinking water. Experts are hoping the problem now gets some attention. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
10:08 am
Wed March 12, 2008

What Do We Know About the Governor-in-Waiting?

Plattsburgh, NY – As people wait to see if, and when, Governor Spitzer resigns, the focus begins to shift to his successor, the Lieutenant Governor. What people know about David Paterson is mixed. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has a sampling from legislative representatives from New York's North Country.

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WAMC New York News
7:24 am
Wed March 12, 2008

Vassar College will eliminate loans from its financial aid packages

NY – Vassar College will eliminate loans from its financial aid packages for some students starting this fall. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:21 am
Wed March 12, 2008

New Yorkers are weighing in on the governor'sscandal

Albany, NY – Politicians, commentators and comedians have
had their shot. And now New Yorkers are weighing in on the governor's call-girl scandal. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:18 am
Wed March 12, 2008

A bill targeting soaring health care costs will be heard on Beacon Hill

Boston, MA – A bill that targets soaring health care costs will be heard by a legislative panel on Beacon Hill. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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