WAMC New York News
3:59 am
Fri November 14, 2008

Hillary Clinton in Colonie for Transit Conference

Senator Hillary Clinton in Colonie, 11.13.08
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Albany, NY – Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton is calling for a new national commitment of 1-point-7 Billion dollars over two years to revitalize the nation's infrastructure and expand and improve mass transit systems. She delivered her remarks at the New York State Public Transit Industry Fall Conference in Colonie, as we hear in this report from Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas


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Vox Pop
3:15 am
Fri November 14, 2008

Pets and Vets 11/14/08

Albany, NY – Regular guest Sue Sternberg couldn't join us this month, but Dr. Ronald Scharf holds the fort quite nicely. Glenn Busby hosts.

WAMC News
3:00 am
Fri November 14, 2008

Conference Focus On Fair Housing

Springfield, MA – Civil rights activists and housing specialists marked the 40th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act of 1968 at a conference Friday in Springfield Massachusetts...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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The Roundtable
12:01 am
Fri November 14, 2008

Congressional Corner with David Hawkings (3 of 3 aired 11/14/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Woodruff concludes his conversation with the Congressional Quarterly Weekly's David Hawkings. They discuss the prospects for a special session, and Barack Obama's transition team.

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WAMC New York News
11:58 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Education Groups React To NY Budget Cuts

NY Governor David Paterson

Albany, NY – Governor David Paterson has education in his budget-cutting cross-hairs as he prepares to make two billion dollars in cuts this fiscal year. That's not setting well with pro-education groups, as we hear in this report from Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas.

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WAMC New York News
11:57 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Groups Criticize Proposed Environmental Protection Fund Cuts

Albany, NY – The cuts that NY Governor David Paterson has proposed include 50 million dollars to the state's Environmental Protection Fund. That is raising concerns from environmental advocates who say the fund is too easily raided and from municipal officials who wonder how the cuts could impact recycling programs across the state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
10:52 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Recession Worries Trickle Down Quickly

Hudson Valley, NY – The cuts proposed at the state level are adding pressure to local governments already struggling to pay the bills while holding taxes down. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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10:02 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Word For The Wise #3634

Albany, New York – Word For The Wise #3634--11/13/08: Embracing the dark side...

WAMC New York News
6:59 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Demolition at the Tech City site reconsidered

Ulster County, NY – A plan to do some demolition at the Tech City site in Ulster county is getting a second, critical look. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
6:57 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Paterson wants to slash $2 billion

Albany, NY – Governor Paterson delivered the bad news on Wednesday, saying he wants to slash $2 billion dollars out of the state's budget, in a plan that includes mid year school aid cuts.Capital Correspondent Karen DeWitt has more.

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