Albany, NY – (AIRS: 2/25/07 and 2/26/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss a letter about WAMC's Carrie Saldo and her journalistic courage, the verdict in the Libby trial, Brian Williams' trip to Iraq a stunt?, and much more.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 3/09/07 and 3/10/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Hospital workers and patients rally at the Capital to restore the Governor's healthcare cuts, Governor Spitzer mandates all state agencies to webcast their meetings, and the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus unveils its reform agenda.
Boston, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will be lightening his workload as he tends to family concerns. It was disclosed over the weekend that Massaschusetts First Lady Diane Patrick is being treated for exhaustion and depression. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Albany, NY – We are saddened to announce that the well-loved Linda Norris, for whom WAMC's Linda Norris Auditorium is named, has died. Linda Norris and her husband Bob have been pillars in the WAMC community for decades.
Linda M. Norris,was married to Robert W. Norris on Dec. 21, 1980, in Forest Row, Sussex, England. Linda was a nurturer of ideas and people. She lived in Great Barrington for 26 years with her husband.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock talks with Dan Sisto, President of the Healthcare Association of New York State. Sisto talks about the new health care reforms being debated in New York including hospital closures and cuts to Medicaid. Other topics include the role of insurance companies, hospital administrator pay and much more.
Kingston, NY – After months of work, Ulster County economic development agencies have released a study called Ulster Tomorrow. The study takes a look at what the county can do to promote reasonable growth. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.