Pittsfield, MA – If the nine Northeast states were a nation it would be the seventh largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, according to a Tufts University professor. But as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports scientists and others say reversing this emissions trend, which is contributing to global warming, is possible and lies in the hands of each one of us;
Albany, NY – New York Governor Elliot Spitzer spoke to our Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt about the state of the budget talks, and his current stalemate over spending with Senate Republican Majority Leader Joe Bruno.
Springfield, MA – The City of Springfield Massachusetts has a struck a deal with the IRS to get thousands of the city's retired employees off the hook for back taxes and penalties. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Rutland, VT – Peace activists across Vermont are marking the anniversary of the war in Iraq by trying to get more young people involved in peace activities and anti-war protests. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – As the United States military begins its fifth year of war in Iraq, some Berkshire County residents have planned a vigil calling for the return of the country's troops and an end to the war. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Albany, NY – (Airs: 3/16/07 and 3/17/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Governor Spizter signs civil commitment legislation, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a fight between Governor Spitzer and Senate Majority leader Bruno, and community healthcare advocates say they support the governor's health plan.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 3/18/07 and 3/19/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Kingston Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld and Media Project Producer David Guistina discuss Viacom's lawsuit against google, Sunshine Week, your letters and more.
Burlington, VT – The Internal Revenue Service says nearly 21-thousand Vermonters who filed early tax returns did not request a one-time refund of a telephone excise tax. Vermonters may qualify for the tax refund but may not know about it. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.