Monticello, NY – Local officials are angry but not surprised at the federal decision to deny two casino projects in the Catskills. They say they'll try again when there's a new administration in Washington.
Albany, NY – It has not only been a quiet week here in the North Country it has been a cold one. Both Ward and I have been on the ice and we'll talk avout it. Crows have been having a tough winter thatnks to a virus and we will check in on how other winter birds are doing. I was shoveling snow and saw a robin yesterday, that made me feel good. Now, Ward will make us all feel good with some environmental inspiration.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 1/04/08 and 1/05/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The new year begins with lawmakers still haggling over some unresolved issues, our political observer Alan Chartock looks ahead at the Governor's coming state of the state address, and we'll take a look at the problems, progress and publicity surrounding the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 1/06/08 & 1/07/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss Conservative columnist Bill Krystol being hired by the New York Times, a newspaper in Florida that has decided not to cover politics, and much more.