Kingston, NY – Committee chair Tracey Bartels says it wouldn't do justice to the committee or the public to rush the report, but she says it will be ready just a week later than expected. The County DA says he's ready if they recommend any criminal charges.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan talks with Democratic Assemblyman Richard Brodsky. Brodsky talks about his appointment to the panel set up to study congestion pricing and gives his views on the proposed plan. Alan and Assemblyman Brodsky discuss a couple of ongoing investigations into alleged wrong doing by current and former state officials. And, Brodsky has an update on some unfinished legislative business.
Albany, NY – This is the 1,000 edition of "The Book Show," and host Gretchen Gerzina and former host Tom Lewis give a retrospective. They'll talk about some of the show's most memorable moments and play some of their favorite clips from past shows.
Plattsburgh, NY – Deep/Quest 2 Expeditions is a Canadian company that travels the globe documenting the underwater environment and its endangered species for organizations such as the Discovery Channel and National Geographic. The leader of Deep/Quest 2 was in Plattsburgh this week to return artifacts taken from Lake Champlain in the 1970's. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the museum as people got their first look at the returned items.
Pittsfield, MA – The Massachusetts Ethics Commission is investigating an event held last year in Pittsfield at which Governor Deval Patrick spoke. Two top school district officials and the mayor are involved in the commission's questioning. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Albany, NY – Suzanne Vega is known for her highly literary lyrics, and eclectic folk inspired music. Her career has been a diverse journey. Her new album Beauty and Crime is already earning praise from critics. During this interview on The Roundtable, Suzanne Vega speaks about her new album and current tour.
Montpelier, VT – Officials who coordinate Vermont's food stamp program are concerned that a provision in the Farm Bill being considered by Congress could make it more difficult for Vermonters to get food stamps. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Sometimes you want to know more about where you came from. For you, we have our Genealogy episode of Vox Pop. Archivist Jean Nudd takes WAMC listener calls and recommends how to trace the roots of your family tree. Bob Barrett hosts.