Randolph, VT – The Vermont Democratic State Committee met this weekend and voted ask Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Bush. The group stopped short of voting for a little known U-S House rule that would allow the Vermont Legislature to transmit an impeachment directive to Congress. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – (Air Date: 4/07/06, 4/08/06)In depth news and commentary about New York state Government and politics. This week legislators defend their use of funding for pet projects, lawmakers debate over funding for sex education in public schools, and there's a push in Ulster and Dutchess counties for congressional passage of the U.S. National Health Insurance Act.
Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (AIRS: 4/09/06 and 4/10/06)WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN TV Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss Katie Couric's decision to anchor the CBS evening news, the revelations by "Scooter" Libby, your letters and much more...
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: April is Rabies month in Massachusetts. Ward will fill us in with information about Rabies-including why animals contract this virus and how to prevent it. Also, it is feeling very springy outside so this is the time of year that bears wake up and start raiding bird feeders. Ward will offer some advice about how to deal with this problem. Air Date: 4/10/2006
BOSTON, MA – Democratic lawmakers in Massachusetts unveiled their budget proposal this afternoon and representatives on both sides of the aisle are already criticizing its cuts to education spending. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff reports.
Ray Brook, NY – The Adirondack Park Agency has approved the planned use of Adirondack lands acquired by the Open Space Institute in 2003. Most of the ten-thousand acre tract, near Newcomb, will become part of the forest preserve, while smaller sections will remain private. Some of the planned use on the private lands is generating debate. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Former New York Secretary of State Randy Daniels is pulling out of the race for governor. The Reagan-era Republican is throwing his support behind Republican/Conservative hopeful John Faso, who will likely face off with former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld in a September primary. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.