Congressional Corner

  One of the key industries in our region is horse racing, but the sport is not without its problems.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his legislation for oversight of the Sport of Kings.

  What will the Paris climate accord mean for Americans?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the time for action is here.

  Some last-minute deals came together before lawmakers left DC for the holiday.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the 11th-hour negotiations.

  The opioid crisis cuts across state lines.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s working on legislative fixes to try to combat heroin. 

  It’s a been a bumpy road for the MGM Springfield project of late.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s still ambivalent about casinos. 

  The Boston Pops recently had a special guest performer.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his big night. 

Congressman Joe Courtney
http://courtney.house.gov/biography/

    

  Don’t look now, but the Iowa caucus is less than two months away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he keeps waiting for the bottom to fall out from Donald Trump’s campaign.

Congressman Joe Courtney
http://courtney.house.gov/biography/

  How safe is that four-lane highway you take to work? 

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the recently passed transportation bill.

Congressman Joe Courtney
http://courtney.house.gov/biography/

  Debate over education policy remains fierce across the nation. 

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut representative Joe Courtney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about the recent No Child Left Behind reforms.

The opioid crisis has worried officials across the Northeast.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Representative Elizabeth Esty tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that fixing the problem will take a multipronged approach. 

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