Albany, NY – Airs: 3/02/07 and 3/03/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. The governor and Legislative leaders agree on workers compensation reform, hundreds of organizations support the call to pass a new bottle bill, and environmental groups ask the governor to keep regulations in place while considering cell phone towers along the Adirondack northway.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 3/04/07 and 3/05/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Kingston Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld and Times Union Editor Rex Smith discuss naming or not naming sources,the Bush Administrations record on FOIA, your letters and more.
Kingston, NY – The village of Millbrook, New York, is known as the Hamptons of the Hudson Valley. But what happens when a large development of market-rate housing is proposed for an area known for rolling hills and hunters on horseback? WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Kingston, NY – As part of the 2005 Energy Bill, the U.S. Government has decided to extend Daylight Saving Time by four weeks - adding three weeks to the beginning, and one to the end. Daylight Saving Time has a history of controversy in the United States, and our reporters are examining different aspects of its effect on people's lives. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor took a look at the history of Daylight Saving time, and how it's angered farmers over the years.
Boston, MA – The Massachusetts state board responsible for implementing the landmark health care reform law is looking at new recommendations for health insurance plans. These proposals come with substantially lower premiums than what insurers said initially could be offered. Details from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill...