Albany, NY – (AIRS: 11/05/06 and 11/06/06) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss blogging on election night, why many newspapers are seeing fewer customers, your letters and much more...
Ticonderoga, NY – International Paper in Ticonderoga NY began a two week test burn of tire-derived fuel today. Some Vermonters, meanwhile, are still protesting the company's action. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Kingston, NY – Republican incumbent Sue Kelly is facing a challenge from Democrat John Hall in the 19th U.S. Congressional District. The contest has ramped up considerably in the last couple of weeks. WAMC's Julia Taylor has this profile of the race.
Plattsburgh, NY – Vermont Developer Rick Bove wants to build a three story apartment building in downtown Plattsburgh featuring 24 workforce housing apartments and 3-thousand square feet of retail space on the ground floor. The controversial development project was approved Thursday night, when the city's mayor broke a tie vote by the Common Council. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Independent Billy Szych is running for Congress in the 1st District of Massachusetts against Democrat inmbent John Olver. Alan starts by asking Mr. Szych why he wants to represent his district.
Albany, NY – New York's expansive 24th Congressional District has drawn national attention as one of the key races to determine control of Congress. But the two men facing off to represent Central New York in Washington say they're bringing it home. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has a preview of the race:
Albany, NY – (Air: 11/3/06 and 11/04/06)A weekly program covering news about New York state government and politics. On this week's Legislative Gazette: New York becomes the toughest state in the nation for those carrying loaded,illegal handguns, Senator Schumer unveils a plan to increase the number of math and science teachers around the state, and the Republican candidate for Attorney General makes a stop in the North Country.