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10/9/17 Panel

Oct 9, 2017

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

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Times-Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and Dan Irizarry - Chairman of the Capital District Latinos.

10/3/17 Panel

Oct 3, 2017

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

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and the Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

9/26/17 Panel

Sep 26, 2017

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and the Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

A group of schoolchildren were among those enjoying live entertainment along the canal shore.
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about an ongoing murder case using Google maps as evidence, and Gov. Cuomo seeking a proposal to make New York's canalways prosperous again.

9/20/17 Panel

Sep 20, 2017

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

Today's panelists are: Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois and and Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

9/19/17 Panel

Sep 19, 2017

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

Today's panelists are: Associate Editor of the Times Union, Mike Spain; environmentalist, and past president of the Sierra Club Aaron Mair, and Publisher of Empire Report J.P. Miller.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a new area code being added to 17 nearby counties, and a renewed GOP push to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

9/12/17 Panel

Sep 12, 2017

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

Today's panelists are: Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and the Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

9/5/17 Panel

Sep 5, 2017

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, and Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's repsonse to Trump's possible rescinding of DACA, and a prescription medication recycling program.

Mayor Kathy Sheehan
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Hurricane Harvey relief, a local basketball team's return, and an Albany mayoral debate this evening hosted by the Times Union.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about lower sales tax revenue in Albany County, and housing development pushbacks around Saratoga lake in Stillwater, NY.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about private employers preparing to give their employees paid leave, and the community response to fires and shootings in Troy, NY.

An Immigration Detention Center
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a community concern about ICE raids in Saratoga Springs, and developments in the Cuomo administration scandal regarding upstate development contracts.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, associate editor of the Times Union about a charter school proposal that would allow uncredited teachers to work, and a push to sue pharmaceutical companies that produce opioids.

fireworks
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about fireworks and the rise of rental units in the Capital Region.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a bill to legalize aid in dying and the possibility of a state constitutional convention.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the continuing controversy over special stipends paid to certain state senators and police body cameras in Albany.

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a televised town hall event on Mountain Lake PBS in New York's North Country and the investigation involving Rensselaer County DA Joel Abelove after his cell phone was seize.

Photo by Scott Bauer (USDA ARS)

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about growing tick populations and competing energy policies in New York state.

Albany County DA

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about thousands of teamsters avoiding a pension cut, the jury selection process in the trial of UAlbany students accused of making up allegations of being the targets of a racist attack on a CDTA bus, and the tragic story of a boat and the death of an eight-year-old girl.

SUNY administration in Albany
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about issues regarding free college tuition at SUNY/CUNY schools, a teenager who fell down an open manhole into an upstate sewer system, and the impact of winter road salt on area lakes and water resources.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the visit of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a public vote regarding the sale of land that belongs to Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, and the extender passed for a New York State budget.

WAMC's David Gusitina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about changes to the GOP's healthcare bill designed to meet demands from New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and Congressman John Faso.

snow storm
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the winter storm and the elimination of a teacher literacy exam.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about rezoning Albany, the Palace Theatre's transfer of ownership, and anonymous donor who is donating $4 million to UAlbany College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 

Saint-Gobain's plant in Hoosick Falls, NY
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the tabling of a settlement bewteen Hoosick Falls and Honeywell and Saint Gobain and the collective bargaining rights of more than 60,000 New York farm workers. 

Paul Tonko
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WAMC's David Guistinta talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Congressman Paul Tonko's town hall meeting with residents last night and negative impacts of the fast food minimum wage on the caregiving profession.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the Conference of Mayors meeting in Albany and an Albany warehouse project setback.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about New York State's Gaming Commission's new doping rules on horse athletes and the price of a political plate for Albany's Republicans at the Fort Orange Club.

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