Podcasts: Local Government

Ellis Gives Update About Rensselaer Dunn Landfill


Rensselear County Environmental Action has written a letter to the Governor and DEC to …

Public Forum Police Reform & Reinvention Collaborative


The Police Reform & Reinvention Collaborative ended its public engagement this week. WOOC producer …

Gilman Talks Marijuana Legalization


Paul Gilman spent 4 years in federal prison for his work with a medical …

Community Choice Aggregation In The Capital Region


HMM’s Andrea Cunliffe interviews HMM’s Mark Dunlea about the status of Community Choice Aggregation …

Rozum Talks Single Payer Health Care


Ursula Rozum is the new co-director for the NY Health Campaign. She discusses the …

Aumand Talks Valentine’s Day Nuclear Weapons


Grannies for Peace of Albany and Women Against War are co-sponsoring the A Valentine …

What is the Right to Representation Act?


Julina Guo, Senior Staff Attorney of the Immigration Law Clinic at Albany Law School, …

Moore Marijuana Legalization


Marijuana legalization advocates are hopeful that 2021 is when the Democrats in the state …

A New Candidate for Troy City Council’s District 5


Urban farmer and co-chair of the Troy Democratic Socialists of America, Kiani Conley-Wilson, declared …

Saratoga Springs Community Discussion on Police Reform


Here’s another local community response to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order 203 on police …

The Green Party and the Ballot Threshold


While the Green Party failed to reach the new threshold that Governor Cuomo and …

Protecting New York’s Disability Advocacy Project


HMM correspondent, Corinne Carey, spoke with Eòghann Renfroe, Empire Justice Center’s Policy & Government …

Jamaica Miles Talks All Of Us


Jamaica Miles is the co-founder of the All of Us Community Action group in …

A Look at Troy’s New Police Reform Collaborative with David Banks


In June 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 203 requiring each local government …

Mayor McCarthy and Schenectady State Of City


Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy discusses his recent State of the City address. He discusses …

Cynthia Pooler interviews Assemblyman John McDonald on the Budget


HMM’s Cynthia Pooler interviews Assemblyman John McDonald on the budget, working across the aisle, …

What Does It Mean to Demand Implementation of a Socialist Agenda?


On the afternoon that President Biden was sworn in, a coalition of area socialist …