Plattsburgh, NY – Governor Spitzer outlined a number of Health Care initiatives in his State of the State address. One item that caught the ear of northern New York health care advocates is his concept of a Peace-Corps type program to help deal with a shortage of doctors. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Western Mass. – A second investigation, in as many months, into of allegations of gas price gouging has been called for by Massachusetts Senator John Kerry. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Chicopee, MA – The owner of an extensive collection of Franklin D. Roosevelt memorabilia says he is abandoning his proposal to open a Roosevelt Heritage Museum in Chicopee Massachusetts because of financial reason.... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Pittsfield, MA – President Bush is visiting the West Bank trying to usher in a peace agreement in the Mideast. Closer to home, an Israeli Consul General is striving to strengthen relations with New Englanders on behalf of his country. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Pittsfield, MA – Doug Peterson, the newly appointed Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources held a listening session in the Berkshires Tuesday. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports, the need for continued production and consumption of local food was voiced by attendees more than once;