Albany, NY – Congressman John Sweeney has some concerns about the Medicare bill as it relates to upstate New York where his district is located. He shares those concerns, prescription drugs and the AARP in a final conversation with WAMC's David Galletly, today in the Congressional Corner.
Albany, NY – It's all about the economy in the Congressional Corner today. Nancy Johnson of Connecticut takes this final turn to join Alan in a discussion about manufacturing jobs, competition with with other nations and her concern about the steel tarrifs.
Albany, NY – Nancy Johnson of Connecticut joins Alan in the Congressional Corner today to take a look a the long awaited Medicare Bill. Nancy explains the last few details that need to be worked out and her hopes that this bill will modernize the services that medicare can provide.
Albany, NY – Representing New York's 20th district, John Sweeney is back in the Congressional Corner to continue his conversation with David Galletly about his recent trip to Iraq and to take a look at the energy bill. David asks john about the differences between walking the streets of his district as compared to those of Baghdad.
Albany, NY – Representing Connecticut's 5th district, Nancy Johnson returns to the Congressional Corner to continue a conversation with Alan about the medicaid bill. Today Nancy gives us a more detailed look and the bill and then some good news about the proposed Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area.
Albany, NY – Charlie Bass returns to the Congressional Corner today discussing what's in store for the mutual funds industry. He sheds some light on how the industry works and speculates when Congress will get involved in oversight of the industry.
Albany, NY – Congress still has work to do before breaking for the Thanksgiving holiday and New Hampshire's Charlie Bass reviews two mportant bills that the House is working on. But first Charlie opens with an attempt to turn the tables on Alan.
Albany, NY – Charlie Bass joins Alan in the Congressional Corner this Veteran's Day. He and Alan discuss Veteran's benefits today as well as in the past and they take a quick look at a proposal to reinstate the draft.
Albany, NY – WAMC's David Gallety continues his run in The Congressional Corner with a conversation with New York's representative Michael McNulty. David and Michael discuss the name leak of a CIA operative, overtime pay and they open the discussion with a look at the recent recall in California.
Albany, NY – New York Representative Sherwood Boehlert is back in the Congressional Corner - Today he and Alan talk about committee membership and distrubution of power in Congress. Alan opens by asking about Majority Leader Tom Delay, Speaker Dennis Hastert and who holds the power in the House.