1370 Connection: Richard Dietz, Chief Regional Economist for Federal Reserve

(April 21, 2009) The Federal Reserve's chief regional economist Dr. Richard Dietz discusses the economy.  Listen here.

1370 Connection: Higher Education in Hard Times

(Monday, April 22) Rochester Institute of Technology President Dr. William Destler discusses coping with higher demand for higher education in hard times.  Listen here.

1370 Connection: Money to Spend

(March 31, 2009)  Genesee Regional Transportation Chair Richard Perrin talks about local projects being funded by the federal stimulus plan.  Listen here.

1370 Connection: Robert Manning on the Credit Crunch

(March 30, 2009)  Credit Card Nation author Robert Manning examines the financial crunch, and says consumer credit might be the next big economic crisis.  Listen here.

US Rep. Louise Slaughter Co-Hosts Stimulus Meeting

(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.

Recession Hits Rochester Arts Scene

(February 16, 2009)

1370 Connection: NYS Assemblyman Joseph Morelle

(March 23, 2009)  New York State Assemblyman Joseph Morelle (D) shares his perspective on the state budget negotiations in Albany.  Listen here.

1370 Connection: Rochester's "Community Wish List"

(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.

Healthy Friday: Protecting Your Mental Health in Troubling Times

(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.

Need to Know: Home Foreclosures High in Rochester Region

(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.