Pittsfield, MA – Tuesday, officials of Sabic [SAA-bick] Innovative Plastics, whose parent company purchased GE Plastics last week, stressed its intention to run the company much the same way GE did for 73 years. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Albany, NY – Once again Vox Pop has gone to the dogs. Joe Donahue hosts this edition of Dog Talk with Jon Katz. Jon's resume is lengthy. Suffice it to say he writes about dogs and he's good at it. Lucky for us, he is also good at listening to and answering questions about dog behavior.
Kingston, NY – As the president hints at future troop cutbacks and Congress waits to hear the official progress report, area residents' opinions differ when asked about whether it's time to pull troops out of Iraq. But one thing seems true of everyone...it's a topic people feel strongly about.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 8/31/07 and 9/01/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Senator Schumer wants a crackdown on mortgage companies who he says are forcing more New Yorkers into foreclosure, Lieutenant Governor Paterson works to revive a state program to help woman and minority owned businesses, and a controversy erupts after a county legislator expresses concern over recycling at the Dutchess County Fair.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 9/2/07 & 9/03/07) WAMC's President Alan Chartock and Vice President David Galletly with Times Union Editor Rex Smith discuss the FCC Chairman and an obscenity- laced letter, why the media missed the arrest of Senator Craig, and much more.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan talks with one of the most prominent and influential politicians in New York, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. They'll talk about the state of politics in New York, downtown NYC and the upstate economy, the upcoming presidential election and much more.