Mike Spain

"Multiple cultures, multiple flags, are what have built this country." ~ Assemblywoman Pat Fahy
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse, and the New York state Department of Education asking for more funding in the coming year.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about human remains found in an Albany wooded area, Gov. Cuomo's comments on the tax plan, and a vote for a park in Clifton Park.

11/28/17 Panel

Nov 28, 2017

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

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

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about computer microchips being made in Saratoga county, a push for Gov. Cuomo to address the Freedom of Information Law, and activists calling for a veteran to avoid jail time.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about former Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Proctors in Schenectady, and New Yorkers donating to the Alabama senate race.

11/20/17 Panel

Nov 20, 2017

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

Today's panelists are: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Communications Consultant Theresa Bourgeois, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.

11/7/17 Panel

Nov 7, 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, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller and communications consultant Joe Bonilla.

Ray Graf fills in for Joe Donahue today.

10/31/17 Panel

Oct 31, 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 political consultant and lobbyist, Libby Post.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a call for a probe into possible election fraud, and a friendly ghost that haunts the Cohoes Music Hall.

10/24/17 Panel

Oct 24, 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, the Empire Report’s J.P. Miller and investigative journalist Rosemary Armao. 

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.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

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
Patrick Garrett

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.

New York State Capitol
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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.

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