Plattsburgh, NY – In less than two weeks travelers crossing land borders between the U-S and Canada will need proof of citizenship. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at a recent meeting on what documents will be required beginning on January 31st if you want to cross the US-Canada border.
Albany, NY – Governor Eliot Spitzer proposed a $124.3 billion budget to the Legislature that would hold spending growth to about 5 percent, the lowest increase since the mid-1990s. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Kingston, NY – Trends analyst Gerald Celente says the coming hard times can be an opportunity...a chance to purge the system of greed, a chance to live more simply, and a chance to develop new industries.
Albany, NY – "It's the economy stupid" - a mantra of the '92 presidential campaign. Is it now - "It's the environment, stupid." Who are our future scientists? I want to talk with Ward about raccoons and as always we welcome your letters; we'll take letters about foxes, hawks and eagles. Joe asks Ward what is living in his sneaker?
Boston, MA – Navjeet Bal has been appointed as the new commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue. Bal is a native of India, who graduated from Williams College and has a law degree from Northeastern University. She's been a senior deputy commissioner in the revenue department since September and will become commissioner at the end of the month. She spoke recently with WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill.....