Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Congressional Corner With Nita Lowey

Most arguments in Washington ultimately boil down to how much to spend and what to spend it on.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Nita Lowey tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the Republican budget is bad for her constituents.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Thu April 2, 2015

A Simple Way To Be Smart About Your Money


  Carl Richards is a certified financial planner and a columnist for the New York Times, where he has a weekly “Sketch Guy” column. Carl has been featured on Marketplace Money and is the author of The Behavior Gap.

In his new book, The One-Page Financial Plan: A Simple Way To Be Smart About Your Money, Richards shares the one question that should be at the heart of your personal finance strategy: “Why is money important to me?” The answer is different for everyone, but it’s a solid foundation for making a long-term plan. The fact is, in a single page you can prioritize what you really want in life and figure out how to get there. How much should I really save?

New York News
12:45 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

North Country Officials Assess Budget Deliberations

Capitol - Albany NY

As details of the New York State budget filter out, different municipal and business sectors are reviewing it to determine its potential impact. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke with some North Country interests on their initial budget thoughts.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu March 19, 2015

3/19/15 Panel

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC newsman Ray Graf, and Poughkeepsie Journal Editor Stu Shinske.

Scheduled topics: Tunis Attack; UN Israel Relations; Obama on Budget; Senate on Budget; State Dept. on Clinton E-mails.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed March 18, 2015

3/18/15 Panel

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, essayist, author, editor and activist - Barbara Smith and Political Consultant, Libby Post.

Schedule topics today include Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wins election in Israel; Penn State frat suspended; Presbyterian Church approves same-sex marriage; US Budget; new findings in breast biopsies.

New England News
9:30 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Sanders Decries Proposed Budget Cuts

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

During a budget committee hearing on Wednesday ranking member Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders railed at business leaders who are suggesting program cuts for the poor to help balance the budget.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri January 30, 2015

1/30/15 Panel

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and WAMC Newsman, Ray Graf.

Topics include: Keystone Pipeline Vote, Biofuels, Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor, Budget Battle, and NFL Super Bowl XLIX.

Hudson Valley News
8:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

County Legislator Proposes Compromise For Rockland's Budget

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The minority leader of the Rockland County legislature Wednesday proposed a bipartisan compromise for the 2015 budget. The county executive has responded.

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Hudson Valley News
7:25 am
Fri November 14, 2014

NYS Comptroller Reviews Rockland's Prelim Budget

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The New York state comptroller has reviewed Rockland County’s proposed budget for 2015.

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Hudson Valley News
2:11 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Westchester County Exec Proposes 2015 Budget

Fresh from his defeat in New York’s gubernatorial race, the Westchester County executive Monday proposed his 2015 budget, his fifth with no tax levy hike.

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