The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order relating to a newly-implemented energy capacity zone that is already raising electric rates. The order came one week before a scheduled day in court.
A Hudson Valley congressman recently visited Afghanistan as part of a bipartisan delegation. He returned from his four-day trip the day President Obama outlined his foreign policy goals in his graduation speech at West Point on Wednesday. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney about what he experienced in Afghanistan.
The Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride March and Festival takes place Sunday in the Ulster County village where same-sex marriage ceremonies were performed 10 years ago. The grand marshal of the pride march is the founder of the campaign to win marriage equality nationwide, a man Newsweek and The Daily Beast once dubbed “the godfather of gay marriage.”