Albany, NY – Bassist Tony Levin - whose performing and recording credits look like a who's who of rock music, from John Lennon to Peter Gabriel to Pink Floyd - joins host Brian Shields for an interesting hour of music and talk. Tony's new CD is entitled "Resonator".
Kingston, NY – New York Governor George Pataki is preparing to wield his budget ax. Pataki commented on the state legislature's budget approved last week during an economic development announcement in Ulster County yesterday. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has a report:
Newburgh, NY – Hudson Valley Congressman Maurice Hinchey has announced his support for the building of a new academic facility in Orange County New York. WAMC'S Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – New York Congressmen John McHugh and John Sweeney have met with representatives of Customs and Border Protection to discuss plans to build a permanent border checkpoint on the Adirondack Northway. While the legislators say the agency has made no decision on the matter, they are still displeased with the idea that such a facility is being considered. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports.
Albany, NY – (Air Date: 3/31/06, 4/01/06)Coming up this week on the Legislative Gazette: criticism of this year's state budget is coming from all sides, a fuel wholesaler in Rensselaer county becomes the first in NY to ship biofuels, and several counties are restructuring their educational system
Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (2006-04-03) (AIRS: 4/02/06 and 4/03/06)WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld, and WTEN TV Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss your letters, whether off the record should be off the record, an Action Alert from the NAB, and much more...
Poughkeepsie, NY – Lawmakers and proponents of a single payer healthcare system in Dutchess and Ulster counties are pushing for Congressional passage of the United States National Health Insurance Act. Those not in favor of the legislation say a single payer system would be the death of healthcare in this country. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.