Albany, NY – (Airs: 01/21/07 and 01/22/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld and Times Union Editor Rex Smith discuss your letters of correction, whether House Speaker Pelosi's clothes should be a topic of discussion, and much more.
Montpelier, VT – Renowned Iraq expert Peter Galbraith spoke to legislators and the public in Montpelier, Vermont on Tuesday. Galbraith, whose most recent book is The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End, says the Bush Administration is conducting a war they have no hope of ending because they refuse to understand the complexity of the region and it's culture. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the Statehouse.
Albany, NY – It's one of the most powerful financial management jobs in the nation, but the position of New York State Comptroller often flies under the public radar screen. Recently, scandal in the office under former Comptroller Alan Hevesi gained attention. Now a public hearing on candidates to replace him is helping to raise the profile of the position. Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt reports.
Boston, MA – Without changes in the U.S. retirement system poverty among people 65 and over is likely to increase, according to a report by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report;
Albany, NY – Senator Hillary Clinton and the Mayors of several upstate New York cities held a teleconference on President Bush's State of the Union Address and it's impact on the Empire State. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
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Before writing today's show... Mary Darcy did a google news search. I put in the name Barbara Boxer. Here's what she found...