Albany, NY – (Airs: 6/08/07 and 6/09/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: the Governor and Legislative leaders try to hash out their differences, a coalition of community members urge the Governor and legislators to ban solitary confinement for state prisoners who suffer severe psychiatric disabilities, and scientists and environmentalists raise concern over that includes cuts to the acid rain program in President Bush's budget proposal.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 6/10/07 and 6/11/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss the city of Newark, NJ dropping a lawsuit in corruption probe, Scooter Libby gets 30 months, appeals court rebuffs FCC on fines of indecency, your letters and more.
Great Barrington, MA – A Great Barrington, Massachusetts man is being held without bail after being charged with stabbing his wife to death. And as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, the community is mourning the loss of Rev. Esther Dozier.
Albany, NY – President Bush is proposing a substantial increase in federal funding for national parks. He wants Congress to approve a $230 million boost in parks funding, which will help pay for long neglected maintenance work, as well as for employees needed to keep the parks in good condition and to assist visitors.
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock welcomes back Dr. Eric Plakun for a one-hour discussion about all things psychiatric. Dr. Plakun is Director of Admissions and Professional Relations at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.