Albany, NY – (Airs: 12/21/07 and 12/22/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: We take a look at Governor Spitzer's controversial first year in office, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the coming fight over a state senate seat, and the state D-E-C hopes a cap and trade system plan for carbon dioxide emissions can be implemented next year.
Plattsburgh, NY – The New York State Office of Parks and Recreation is urging snowmobilers to be cautious and use safe riding practices in the wake of several fatal accidents early in this winter season. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Baby Boomers are collectively referred to as the "Forever Young" generation - they love the material world and want to stick around for a LONG time. In part six of our Boomers & Beyond series, Dave Lucas has more on this active generation
Pittsfield, MA – Recent economic development data released in the Berkshires points to higher education as the key to filling some of many vacant jobs in the county. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Special coverage – With less than two weeks before the first boomers' retirement check is cut, in the coming years the Social Security system will expend more in benefits than it receives in tax revenue. In part 4 of WAMC's Boomers & Beyond series, Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this look at Social Security and, what it means for everyone involved
Albany, NY – The Alliance for Quality Education has released a report entitled Contracts for Excellence Year One: Grading the State Education Department', which evaluates the State Education Department's oversight of the 2007 Contracts for Excellence. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Springfield, MA – The Springfield Finance Control Board has opted not to extend the contract of School Superintendent Joseph Burke and has voted instead to launch a search for a superintendent... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....