(March 26, 2009) US Congressional Representative Louise Slaughter of Fairport attended a town hall forum in Rochester, aimed at helped community members access federal stimulus funds. Click here for her remarks.
(February 16, 2009) The George Eastman House is printing brochures in black and white. Geva Theatre has canceled one of its productions this season, and the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra scrapped plans for an overseas tour. The bad economy is hurting Rochester's arts organizations across the board, as WXXI's Brenda Tremblay reports.
(March 23, 2009) Wegmans Vice-Chair and US Chamber of Commerce past Board President Paul Speranza and Rochester Business Alliance President & CEO Sandy Parker discusses major projects awaiting funding in the 2009 - 2010 New York State budget, now being negotiated behind closed doors in Albany. Listen here.
(March 20, 2009) Dr. Eric Caine, Chair of the Psychiatry Department at University of Rochester Medical Center, talks to AM-1370 listeners about how they are coping as the economy declines. Listen here.
(March 20, 2009) Monroe County is consistently ranking higher on home foreclosure listings than nearly all other counties in New York State. This edition of Need to Know features an interview with Commissioner Deborah VanAmerongen of the NYS Division of Housing and Community Renewal, as well as a report from WXXI's Rachel Ward.