Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

A lot of questions accompany tax season.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, concludes his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

A New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley has penned a letter to the IRS commissioner about noise reduction grants pertaining to the new Tappan Zee Bridge. 

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The IRS says nearly 30 percent of us wait until April to file our income taxes.  With April 15th approaching, WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Gregory Rosica, contributing author to the 2014 Ernst and Young Tax Guide.

  The IRS scandal has invited criticism from both sides of the aisle.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells Alan Chartock that the public trust has been violated.

5/24/13 - Panel

May 24, 2013

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

Topics include:
President Obama's national security address
The IRS/tea party scandal
The Boy Scouts of America allow gay scouts, but not gay scout masters
Anthony Weiner comes back on the political scene

5/16/13 - Panel

May 16, 2013

  Today's panelists are WAMC's President and CEO Alan Chartock, , Times Union Capital Reporter Jimmy Vielkind, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Media Shield Law
IRS Chief Out
Benghazi E-Mail

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The internal treasury investigation that found the Internal Revenue Service improperly selected conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status for further appraisal has outraged Congress and groups across the country. Some organizations across the Northeast are concerned, and others have felt the influence of the IRS targeting. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has reaction from some of local patriot groups.

5/13/13 - Panel

May 13, 2013


IRS v. Tea Party
Stock Market Momentum
Smart Phone Thefts
New Orleans Parade Shooting