Albany, NY – On this weeks show, a New York election wrap-up....Supporters and opponents of a ballot proposal to change New York's budget process agree that even though the amendment was defeated this week, the push for reform of Albany's dysfunctional process is far from over... As property taxes increase throughout most of the Northeast region, several New York state counties, including Dutchess and Saratoga, are cutting taxes by as much as 9%.
Clifton Park, NY – A group calling themselves "The Emergency Campaign for America's Priorities" decended onto Congressman Sweeney's office in Clifton Park on Wednesday demanding that he "Take a moral stand". More from our Capital District Bureau Chief Arielle Trimm
North Adams, MA – Eleven terms in office and the nod from voters to complete another one, North Adams Mayor John Barrett has been dubbed the dean of the state's mayors. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo spoke with him about his time in office thus far and his plans for the future of the city.
Albany, NY – Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings won't be having to find a new job anytime soon. Albany voters went to the polls on Tuesday and reelected him for another term in office. More from our Capital District Bureau Chief Arielle Trimm
Greenfield, MA – Health insurance coverage for public employees in the Northeast Region has become a major issue in many communities. In Greenfield, Massachusetts, negotiations between the city and its teachers union may be stymied further this week after the city filed legal action against the union and the state labor relations commission.
W-A-M-C's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.
Pittsfield, MA – Following Tuesday's election, Pittsfield Mayor James Ruberto is ready for another two years in office, and as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports he discussed his willingness to serve the community beyond a second term.