Albany, NY – (Airs: 2/15/08 and 2/16/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: State leaders make a deal to continue horse racing in new york, President Bush's budget would cut health care funding by billions of dollars upstate, and Environmental groups are concerned about the Governor's proposal to divert money from the Environmental Protection fund.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 2/17/08 & 2/18/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss David Shuster saying Chelsea Clinton was "pimped out", whether public radio revenue is challenged by podcasts, your letters and much more.
Newburgh, NY – George Washington is celebrating his birthday in Newburgh, NY again this year. Actually, historical re-creator Hugh Francis is spending this Presidents' Weekend at Washington's Headquarters in Newburgh. Hank Gross reports...
Beacon, NY – City Hall in Beacon, NY is going green. Solar panels will be providing the electricity for the lights and other needs with funds secured by Congressman John Hall, Mayor Steven Gold said. Hank Gross has more...
Albany, NY – New York State DEC and the Nature Conservancy have announced an agreement that will lead to one of the largest state land acquisitions in a decade. Thousands of acres of former timberlands will be added to the Adirondack forest preserve, set aside for recreational uses or dedicated to community enhancement.
WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more
Montpelier, VT – There' s a shortage of road salt this winter across the Northeast and Midwest, and officials are cautioning drivers that roads will likely be more slippery than usual. WAMC' s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.