WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a bipartisan spending deal currently in Congress, and reports that the Justice Department has told Robert Mueller not to answer a wide range of questions at his expected appearance before Congress on Wednesday.
Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed into law a bill that could greatly reduce greenhouse gases in New York. He was joined by former Vice President Al Gore, a long time activist against climate change.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses growing calls for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign, following reports of Acosta's role in a lenient 2008 plea deal offered to Jeffrey Epstein, who now faces charges of sex trafficking.
WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's "environmental leadership," and considers whether reports of sex trafficking charges faced by multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein could affect Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta or the president.
With the book closed on New York’s legislative session until next year, several items were left on the table, including the legalization of recreational marijuana. One Hudson Valley state senator says a deal was close, but says the session did lead to a lot of big accomplishments.