Albany, NY – Eleanore Velez is a Frances Perkins Scholar at Mount Holyoke College where she is pursuing a double major in Latin American and American Studies. A wife and mother of two young children, Eleanore is a legal Mexican immigrant who has resided in the Berkshires since 1999. She will be the featured speaker at the upcoming South County Unitarian Speaker Series at Simon's Rock College in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
Albany, NY – Patricia Gioia is the author of The Berkeley Marian Murders: One Family's Story, published by Infinity Press. Susan Arbetter started by asking her why she felt she needed to tell her daughter's story now.
Washington, DC – Vermont Congressman Peter Welch is taking steps to make his offices in Washington and in Vermont carbon free. In doing so, he will also fund renewable energy projects in his home state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Kingston, NY – First, New York state passed a law aimed at preventing the New York Regional Interconnect powerline project. Now, the feds are looking to do the same. Hudson Valley Congressman Maurice Hinchey announced three bills yesterday that would prevent the New York Interconnect and other projects like it. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 2/2/07 and 2/3/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Governor Spitzer releases a $120 billion dollar state budget, our political observer Alan Chartock will weigh in on the budget proposal, and there are some new trends in the way New Yorkers obtain and pay for health care.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 2/04/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss Judith Miller's testimony in the Scooter Libby trial, publishing the victims names in the Duke rape case, the "Money Honey" scandal, your letters and more.
Albany, NY – Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton wants the public to be aware of the potential impact President Bush's proposed Budget could have on Upstate New York. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Tens of thousands of students across western New York have the day off from school, as bitter wind chills and heavy snowfall heralded winter's triumphant return. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.