WAMC News Podcast If you're tired of missing the news from your backyard and the rest of the Northeast because you can't catch all of Midday Magazine and Northeast Report, you can do something about it: subscribe to our new podcast. The WAMC News Podcast offers regular updates downloaded right to your smartphone, as well as exclusive interviews and more.
WAMC News Podcast

WAMC News Podcast

From WAMC Northeast Public Radio

If you're tired of missing the news from your backyard and the rest of the Northeast because you can't catch all of Midday Magazine and Northeast Report, you can do something about it: subscribe to our new podcast. The WAMC News Podcast offers regular updates downloaded right to your smartphone, as well as exclusive interviews and more.

Most Recent Episodes

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 126

The U.S. Census Bureau is cutting its schedule for data collection for the 2020 census a month short. Jeff Behler — the New York Regional Director for the U.S. Census Bureau — says he wasn't part of the decision to end counting early. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 125

With the baseball season on the brink due to COVID-19 and the NBA about to begin play in its bubble Thursday, we speak with WAMC sports commentator Jane McManus, Director of the Marist College Center for Sports Communication. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 124

We speak with RuthAnne Visnauskas, Commissioner of the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal, about rent relief applications due this week. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 123

County budgets across America have taken a $202 billion dollar hit from the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new survey by The National Association Of Counties. The survey found local governments are cutting services, delaying infrastructure projects and laying off workers. The organization is pushing for federal relief for localities in the next COVID stimulus bill. We speak with Teryn Zmuda, the National Association of Counties' Chief Economist. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 122

The new Quinnipiac poll shows President Trump trailing badly in his bid for a second term, with 16 weeks to go before Election Day. We speak with polling analyst Tim Malloy about Trump, Tony Fauci, Confederate symbols and returning to school this fall. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 121

Stephen Acquario, executive director of the New York State Association Of Counties, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on local government revenues and services. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 120

We speak with U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling, whose office uncovered persistent problems in the Springfield Police Department's narcotics unit. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 119

We speak with the newest Albany Common Councilor, Sonia Frederick, about fireworks, gun violence and COVID-19. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 118

We speak with Union College President David Harris about the college's fall reopening plan during the COVID-19 era. (more...)

WAMC News Podcast – Episode 117

We speak with the Democratic candidates in the race for Albany County District Attorney and the New York state Assembly's 108th district. (more...)

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