Montpelier, VT – The Vermont House may take up a bill designed to combat gasoline price gouging. The bill, which has passed the state Senate, is due for consideration Tuesday in the House Commerce Committee. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock welcomes back Dr. Paul Lemanski for this edition of Vox Pop's Medical Monday. Dr. Lemanski is an expert in the field of Preventive Medicine. Listener call in with their questions, and Host Chartock has a few of his own!
Albany, NY – On this week's Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock talks to Billy Easton, executive director of the Alliance for Quality Education, the political arm of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity. Alan and Billy discuss the current status of the landmark education-funding case CFE vs. New York State, the possibility of support from the state Senate's Republican conference, and why the education increases in this year's budget fail to address the problem.
Boston, ma – Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney yesterday announced a contract to bring more abstinence education to the state's public schools. As you might expect, it's not without some controversy. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.
Guilderland, NY – The tip-off for the sweeping investigation of illegal immigrants employed at IFCO-systems around the nation came from the company's Guilderland facility just outside Albany. While Homeland Security Director Michael Chertoff says it was the biggest immigration sweep the nation has seen, U.S. Attorneys in Albany say it's not the first in the Capital Region. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more.
Albany, NY – The city of Albany will help six homeowners in the South End neighborhood repair the deteriorating facades of their brick rowhouses. The helping hand is part of the city's effort to revitalize the downtown neighborhoods. Twenty years ago, the city pumped $10 million into renovating those homes. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has details.
Lake Placid, NY – The New York State Attorney General's office has filed suit in a long-running dispute between the Adirondack Park Agency and a homeowner building a house near Lake Placid. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.