Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock welcomes James Tedisco, the Republican leader in the New York state Assembly. The minority leader talks about Governor Spitzer's campaign finance reform proposals, the recently passed state budget, and his support for legislation to allow the death penalty for people convicted of killing law enforcement personnel.
Williamstown, MA – Nearing the end of this leg of its Campus Consciousness tour, the alternative band Guster was in Williamstown, Massachusetts yesterday. The Boston-based band went green last year and one of its members is working on convincing the rest of the music industry to do the same. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo with more;
Great Barrington, MA – A Great Barrington, Massachusetts' based health and wellness education and resource center, founded by the late Linda Norris, is hosting its third annual health fair Saturday. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has a preview;
Albany, NY – You can't talk truckin' movies without paying homage to Convoy. This classic 70s flick - full of sex, crime, and high speed chases - paints a picture of truck drivers as freewheeling outlaws who play by their own rules.
Albany, NY – Immigrant women and representatives of health organizations, agencies and foundations gathered this week at the UAlbany campus for a conference on language access issues concerning health care. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – The Roundtable hosts speak with Tom Mercer, Penny Perkins and Paul Rapp, creators of the film UnCivil Liberties. The film explores a hypothetical future where the government has increased access to personal information.
Springfield, MA – A gun turn in program is taking place this weekend in Springfield Massachusetts, but sponsors say it is not aimed at fighting crime. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – The Roundtable hosts speak with Jane Eye-Say, author of Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and their Parents. They spoke about the book, and how to to deal with what can be a difficult relationship.