Albany, NY – Married same-sex partners of New York State Government workers now will be eligible for benefits from the state and local government pension system. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Robert Dalzell and Lee Baldwin Dalzell are both authors. Together they wrote The House the Rockefellers Built: A Tale of Money, Taste, and Power in Twentieth-Century America. During this Roundtable interview, they talk about the Rockefeller home near Sleepy Hollow known as Kykuit.
Berkshire County – The U.S. Senate has approved 12.5 million dollars for several economic development, transportation and housing projects in Massachusetts, including four in the western part of the state. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;
Albany, NY – Steven Pinker is a two-time Pulitzer Finalist and Harvard physiology professor. In his most recent book, The Stuff of Thought, Pinker writes on how language illuminates how we think. During this interview on The Roundtable, he talks about the book and several of the topics it covers.
Burlington, VT – A federal judge in Burlington has ruled that states can regulate vehicle emissions. The ruling in the Vermont case has national implications as other states consider similar laws and the federal EPA weighs in on California emissions standards. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
North Creek, NY – The head of one of the most prominent groups in the Adirondacks is leaving to take another job. The executive director of the Residents' Committee to Protect the Adirondacks plans to leave at the end of the month. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – John Weber is Dayton Director of the Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum. Weber joined up with Ray Giguere to create and exhibit called Molecules that Matter. It covers ten molecules and their impact on society. This interview on The Roundtable explores the exhibit, and its inspiration.