budget

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri February 21, 2014

2/21/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, commentator and activist, Libby Post, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Ukraine
Christie Town Hall
Obama Budget
City Wealth Gap
FCC 911

New York News
5:32 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Cuomo Unveils Budget In Albany

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released his state budget Tuesday. The $142 billion spending plan includes more money for schools , including a phase in of funding for universal pre-kindergarten programs. It would also freeze property taxes for two years, if local governments cooperate.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue January 21, 2014

1/21/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Syria
Christie Troubles
Wendy Davis - Texas
Cuomo Budget
Aging Study
TU Stories

New York News
12:18 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

Cuomo To Release Budget Tuesday

Credit Karen DeWitt

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo releases his state budget proposal next Tuesday, and many will be watching to see what it contains and how the numbers will add up.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Congressional Corner With Chris Gibson

  2014 begins with a rare budget agreement in Washington, but the next election cycle is already here.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his bipartisanship should be a benefit.

New York News
3:45 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Comptroller Says New York Probably Can Afford Tax Cuts, But Just Barely

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says he’ll need to see more details and end of the calendar year state revenue figures before deciding whether the state can afford $2 billion in new tax cuts that Governor Cuomo is likely to propose.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu December 12, 2013

12/12/13 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and former Daily Freeman Publisher - Ira Fusfeld.

Topics include:
House expected to approve budget
Republicans split on budget
Suspension of aid in Syria
JP Morgan/Madoff
Weed? Oui!
Fun at work?

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Congressional Corner With Bernie Sanders

    Budget talks in Washington are heating up.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that his focus is on protecting working Americans.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed September 4, 2013

9/4/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and Time Union Capitol Reporter, Jimmy Vielkind.

Topics include:
Syria Support
Allies Intel
Racial Slur Suit
Budget Battles
Campaign Twitter Age
and NY State lawmakers salary

New England News
12:15 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Springfield Budget Bets On Casino Development

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno ( seated at right) and MGM Springfield President Bill Hornbuckle sign the host community agreement on May 1 2013.
Credit WAMC

The proposed budget for the coming fiscal year in Springfield Massachusetts is balanced with the help of $5 million from casino developer MGM.  The money was included in the budget presented by the city’s mayor even though a  Springfield casino is not guaranteed.  Casino opponents are crying foul.

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno describes his proposed $571.8 million budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1st as a “ hold the line” budget.

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