Host Alan Chartock is joined by Dr. Nirav Shah, the New York State Commissioner of Health. They discuss the obesity epidemic, the implementation of health care exchanges, hydrofracking’s potential health impacts, and flu shots.
Albany, NY – Childhood obesity, youth inoculations and a range of other topics are the focus of today's program with New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts...
Guest host David Guistina is joined by Jimmy Vielkind, who covers New York State government for the Albany Times Union and its Capitol Confidential blog. They discuss the state Senate power struggle, Governor Cuomo’s 2016 plans, and Hurricane Sandy cleanup.
Guest host David Guistina is joined by Bill Mahoney, Legislative Operations and Research Coordinator for the New York Public Interest Research Group. They discuss incumbents’ success in the elections, the future of gerrymandering, and whether the Legislature should become full-time.