Albany, NY – (AIRS: 7/21/06 and 7/22/06)On this week's Legislative Gazette: Governor Pataki vetoes early retirement for state workers, President Bush's veto of stem cell research has many in New York ready for a fight, and we'll tell you what region of the state ranks highest in population growth.
Albany, NY – Alan talks to Daily News Albany bureau chief Joe Mahoney about the Gov. Pataki's state-funded dinner for New Hampshire GOP activists, the Court of Appeals' recent decision to pass the gay-marriage buck back to the Legislature, and the odds in the numerous state and national Senate races throughout the state.
Plattsburgh, NY – Funding has been approved in the Senate Appropriations Committee for numerous upstate projects. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley looks at some of the projects that may benefit if final approval comes through.
North Adams, MA – It is estimated more than 200,000 women and 1,600 men are diagnosed with breast cancer annually. And two young men are on a journey to raise awareness about, and money, for combating the disease. Their Appalachian Trail hike took them through Berkshire County yesterday. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Salt Lake City, UT – A filmmaker has become so smitten with Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney that he is launching an organization to draft Romney to run for President-and he intends to create ads that will teach Americans about Mormonism-Romney's faith. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Fort Edward, NY – The Town of Fort Edward- 40 miles north of Albany- wants General Electric to make up for economic and structural damages that could come with the federally mandated PCB dregding project. The small, upstate New York community will be the epicenter of the project. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:
Kingston, NY – A Newburgh family is starting an independent cinema in their city. It's an intimate space in the basement of the Yellow Bird Gallery. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has more.
Amherst, MA – Today is day ten of the fighting in the Middle East. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff gets reaction and analysis from some in Western Massachusetts who know the Middle East from personal experience: