Fishkill, New York – New York State Senator Charles Schumer has announced a housing initiative to help several middle income Hudson Valley families buy homes. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports.
Buchanan, NY – Federal officials are expected to re-certify evacuation plans for areas around the Hudson Valley's Indian Point. Opponents to the plan are figuring out what to do next. We turn to WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne for the latest.
Poughkeepsie, NY – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Wildlife Pathology Unit has gotten a facelift, the first major one in more than thirty years. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more.
Albany, NY – New York's statewide ban on smoking in public places is now in effect. Anti-smoking groups are delighted with its implementation, but smokers-rights groups say they will work to get the law rescinded. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.
Albany, NY – New York Senator Charles Schumer is again calling on a Federal Transportation Agency to investigate Ford Crown Victoria police cruisers. The senator cited an accident involving a Hudson Valley, Dutchess County patrol car as the latest incident behind his concern. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more.
Hudson Valley, NY – Members of A Republican Task Force have been busy this summer visiting farms and gathering information on how to strengthen New York's farm economies. Their latest stop was in the Hudson Valley. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports.
Plattsburgh, NY – A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by the NAACP against the gun industry, despite finding that gun manufacturers have put the public at risk. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.
Poughkeepsie, New York – Sheriffs, town supervisors and other officials are touring the damage today in several New York counties from last evening's storms. Several thousand electric customers in the mid-Hudson region are still without power. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more.
Burlington, VT – Homeland security officials from across the Northeast and eastern Canada will be in Vermont later this week for meetings. It's the latest in an ongoing series among officials from 10 states and several Canadian provinces. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.