Albany, NY – (Airs: 8/17/07 and 8/18/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Democrats begin speaking up for the Governor over the scandal known as Troopergate, the state attorney general announces a 4.5 million dollar final payments have been sent out to over five thousand dairy farmers statewide.
Montpelier, VT – Governor Jim Douglas says he's willing to consider using bonds to help pay for repairs to Vermont's roads and bridges. But he will only consider bonds if it doesn't increase the state's bond debt. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Saranac Lake, NY – The Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake has received a Center of Excellence designation for their bariatric surgery center. WAMC North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley explains.
Albany, NY – Is Alzheimer's genetic or cause by lifestyle? What are the alternatives to nursing home care when dealing with a parent who has Alzheimer's? Those and other questions are discussed in this episode of Medical Monday Vox Pop from WAMC.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock welcomes New York State Comptroller, Thomas DiNapoli. Alan and Tom discuss the state's multi-billion dollar pension fund and how it's being invested. DiNapoli also talks about his efforts to reform the office and what he learned from the mistakes of his predecessor.
Plattsburgh, NY – A severe storm swept through New York's northern Clinton County and three northern counties of Vermont Thursday afternoon. Roofs were ripped off homes, trees uprooted, and some say they saw a funnel cloud in the midst of the storm. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more