February 07, 2024

HMM – 02 – 07 – 24

Blaise Bryant brings us the second part of his analysis of how Governor Hochul’s budget proposals will affect people with disabilities, especially those needing long-term care.

Then, we hear from Mark Dunlea on the various groups lobbying at the New York State capitol on Tuesday to advocate for causes including youth justice, medical aid in dying, home ownership protection, and “social cost housing.”

After that, Willie Terry talks with organizers from Troy 4 Black Lives about their February 2nd vigil asking the Troy Community to support the call for a ceasefire in Gaza and to stop the genocide killing of Palestinians by the Israeli army and the American government.
Then we hear from Christiann Gibeau, Troy Public Library’s new head of adult and reference services, about a whole slew of cool activities coming up at the library in February and early March.

Finally, Melissa Bromley chats with local journalist and storyteller, Mike De Socio, about his latest article in The Guardian documenting upstate New York’s emergence as a haven for trans people and their families, about his upcoming book, and more.

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