Albany, NY – (Airs: 1/11/08 and 1/12/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Spitzer delivers his second State of the State address, we'll have reaction to the Gov's speech and our political observer Alan Chartock will share his analysis, and we'll take a look at the results of New York's multi-million dollar effort to reduce violent crime.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 1/13/08 & 1/14/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss your letters, the media and the polling debacle in New Hampshire, and much more.
Albany, NY – Immigration is a hot-button issue on the national stage and in New York State. The New York Immigration Coalition has laid out major priorities for the Governor and legislators to address in 2008. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Northampton, MA – The first major snow storm of 2008 hit the region in the middle of the night and prompted officials in Massachusetts to urge people to stay home this morning... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Milan, NY – It's been a year and a half since NYS troopers were prohibited from plea bargaining vehicle and traffic offenses. But a couple of court cases prove the question of what happens if you decide to contest a traffic ticket is still not entirely settled.
Pittsfield, MA – A recent study released by the National Endowment for the Arts found fewer Americans are spending their leisure time reading. The city of Pittsfield is launching an initiative it hopes will help reverse that trend. Details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
A complete list of events connected to the reading initiative is available by copying and pasting this site into your browser: