Albany, NY – Alan has asked a number of our participating members of The House what there plans are for the new year and John Sweeney is no exception. John shares his priorities for the year from homeland security in New York State to acid rain regulation, today in the Congressional Corner.
Albany, NY – Back in the Congressional Corner today, representing New York's 20th district, John Sweeney joins Alan in a lengthy discussion about the US economy. Treasury Secretary Snow called the US deficit "a matter of concern" recently and Alan asks John about tax cuts and who will 'pay the piper'.
Albany, NY – New York's John Sweeney takes his first turn of the new year in the Congressional Corner. John is the former New York State Comissioner of Labor and Alan asks him his thoughts on the president's proposal to give employment rights to undocumented immigrants .
Albany, NY – In a final discussion between Alan and Representative John McHugh they move from domestic to international affairs. The announcement of new peace talks between India and Pakistan prompted Alan to ask John's views on the subject from his perspective as a member of both the Armed Services and International Relations Committees - today in the Congressional Corner.
Albany, NY – Today we have the pleasure of welcoming back New York's 23rd district Representative John McHugh to the Congressional Corner. Alan has not spoken to John in some time but they jump right into a discussion of issues impacting the 23rd District and plans for the new year.
Albany, NY – New York Republican John McHugh is back in the Congressional Corner today where he and Alan continue their discussion of issues impacting John's district. Today's topics, also issues of national concern, are the reimportation of prescription drugs and the effects of the recent discovery of a case of Mad Cow, on the dairy industry.
Albany, NY – We begin the new year in the Congressional Corner with New York republican Sherwood Boehlert. Today he recounts a recent visit to the White House for a bill signing, and gives Alan his outlook on the year to come.
Albany, NY – The discovery of single case of mad cow has had an effect on millions of Americans. Alan asks Science Committee member Sherwood Boehlert about this issue in a final discussion today in the Congressional Corner. The conversation then moves on to one of Alan's favorite topics - some new year's predictions.
Albany, NY – Sherwood Boehlert is back in the Congressional Corner this week discussing Homeland Security from his vantage point as a member of that Congressional Committee. The Department of Homeland Security elevated the terror alert to 'orange' over the holiday season. Alan asks Sherry about raising alert levels and how this ties in with his work on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.