Ray Brook, NY – On his first day in office, Governor Eliot Spitzer signed an executive order mandating all New York State agencies webcast their meetings by July first. The Adirondack Park Agency has requested a temporary exemption. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Why do daughters complain that their mothers always criticize, while mothers feel hurt that their daughters shut them out? Why do mothers and daughters critique each other on the Big Three-hair, clothes, and weight-while longing for approval and understanding? And why do they scrutinize each other for reflections of themselves?
Albany, NY – Another sign that minorities are rising in numbers in New York's Capital Region is the appearance of a Spanish-language newspaper, signaling the growing strength of the local Hispanic community. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Great Barrington, MA – General Electric's proposed plan for cleaning up PCBs from portions of the Housatonic River in the Berkshires, in Massachusetts and Litchfield County Connecticut is insufficient according to several environmentalists. General Electric is awaiting Environmental Protection Agency feedback before it can submit its final proposal for the river. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Great Barrington, MA – Beginning this Sunday, Day Light Saving time will be extended by four weeks - beginning three weeks earlier, and ending a week later. Besides its purported energy benefits, there are several other components to consider. In the third part of our Day Light Saving Time series, Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, takes a look at what that shift might mean for schools, administrators, parents, and students;
Albany, NY – The New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus has unveiled a reform agenda targeting what the group calls "massive inequities" in State Government. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.