Albany, NY – Lawmakers on Capitol Hill left behind an unfinished $964 billion budget for the incoming Congress to handle. That deferral is leaving two New York state schools in the lurch for now. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more:
Albany, NY – New York's Michael McNulty joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the recommended hospital mergers in New York State, governor-elect Elliott Spitzer, and the issues the Democrats will be focusing on in January.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 12/08/06 and 12/09/06) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Governor-Elect Eliot Spitzer says he wants to end the secrecy associated with legislative member items, we'll take a look at a state college which has a high track record of graduating Hispanics, and we examine a new experiment in commuting that could be adopted statewide.
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock talks to George Marlin, former head of the Port Authority under the Pataki administration and a longtime activist in the state Conservative Party. Marlin talks to Alan about his new book "Squandered Opportunities: New York's Pataki Years," in which he charges the outgoing governor with betraying conservative principles in a misguided attempt to be all things to all people. Along the way, Marlin shares his first hand account of the early Pataki years and his opinion on what changed within the administration.
Albany, NY – Science Forums are always popular editions of Vox Pop, and this show proved no exception. Hosted by Greg Dahlmann, the program features an hour of listener questions and fascinating answers from our team of scientists.
Albany , NY – TO: Program Directors FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown DT: FRIDAY, December 8th, 2006
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Andi Zeisler, editor of, Bitch Magazine looks at the Bush Administrations newly appointed, family planning Czar .
Albany, NY – Gore Vidal is widely considered to be one of this and last century's greatest essayists and is also a prolific author of novels, plays, and screenplays. He is one of those larger than life characters.
In his latest book, the second volume of his memoirs, titled Point To Point Navigation, he turns his sights to his friends, faces and events of his own life. In the second part of his conversation with WAMC's Joe Donahue, he talks about the state of literature in this country, a subject he has been very critical of in the past.