Pittsfield, MA – A recently released report that studied 11 former manufacturing Mecca's in Massachusetts contends that mill cities continue are continuing to lose ground. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has details of the findings for portions of Western Massachusetts and what might be done to remedy this trend.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan talks with State Senator Neil Breslin of New York's 46th senate district. Alan and Senator Breslin talk about the latest efforts by Governor Eliot Spitzer to reform New York. Breslin also talks about hospital closings, the state budget, property tax cuts, his optimism for the future of New York and much more.
Pittsfield, MA – A technology company that serves parts of the Pioneer Valley and the Berkshires has developed a pilot-program it says will help address the areas broadband needs. And as Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, it is looking for applicants;
Albany, NY – The New York State Consumer Protection Board has issued a warning: there's new series of e-mails designed to trick consumers into providing account information and passwords. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Plattsburgh, NY – New York Senator Charles Schumer, a long-time critic of the Department of Homeland Security's passport plan for the northern border, calls the department's latest approach half baked. In Buffalo this week, Schumer said he will introduce legislation that would force a delay in requiring passports at land borders. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.