Albany, NY – Governor Pataki releases his budget proposal, some democrats want state level action to protect new yorker's right to privacy, and three out of four counties reject the evacuation plan of the indian point nuclear power plant.
Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (2006-01-20) (AIRS: 1/22/06 and 1/23/06)Times Union Editor Rex Smith, WAMC's Alan Chartock, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the coverage of the Alito hearings, coverage of the Gore speech, your letters and much more...
Albany, NY – Students at the State University of New York at Albany spoke out today against how Governor George Pataki handled higher education funding in his budget proposal. Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein was there.
Amsterdam, NY – Massive flooding in Western Massachusetts, New York's Hudson Valley, and in other parts of the Northeast last autumn raised a great deal of concern over dam safety and emergency preparedness for rainy days. The city of Amsterdam, New York is putting the final touches on an emergency preparedness and evacuation plan, should the Gilboa Dam-50 miles south of the city on the Schoharie Creek-overflow.
WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has details.
Becket, MA – The world-renowned Jacob's Pillow dance festival in Becket, Massachusetts, is gearing up for its 74th season. Pillow Executive Director Ella Baff spoke about the season, and what goes into crafting it, with WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo
Montpelier, VT – More than 70 Vermont lawmakers have written to the governor and the Secretary of Human Services asking that the Health Department reactivate an award-winning, state-sponsored web site that answers young men's questions about sex. The site, themanphone-dot-org, was taken down after a link to a pornographic web site was discovered. And while that link has been removed, the website remains dormant. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.