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.
Shelburne, VT – A citizens' group concerned with overpopulation released a report this week that says Vermont's population is headed in an unsustainable direction. The report says an increased population will lead to greater energy consumption, environmental degradation and the loss of Vermont's quality of life. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Hadley, MA – Activists in the Western Massachusetts Town of Hadley are claiming victory in their three year battle against the world's biggest retailer. Wal-Mart has apparently scrapped plans to build a 212 thousand square foot store in the town....WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock welcomes back Bob Ward for a discussion about progress on the NYS budget and state business. Of course, most of this program ended up being devoted to the resignation of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer.