Economy

1370 Connection: NYS Arts Council Director Heather Hitchens on Arts & Cultural Funding

(October 29, 2008) The Executive Director of the New York State Arts Council, Heather Hitchens, says arts organizations and other community development organizations will need to cooperate to maximize limited funding in these difficult economic times.  Click here to listen.

Voice of the Voter: Candidates Debate Economic Issues

(October 24, 2008)  In this second Voice of the Voter economic special, New York State Senate candidates Rick Dollinger (D) and Joe Robach (R) answer citizen questions about the economy.  The candidates are running in the 56th district. Watch the debate here.

Voice of the Voter: Candidates Debate Economic Issues

(October 17, 2008) This Voice of the Voter special features a debate between the candidates running for New York State Senate in the 55th District. Incumbent Republican Jim Alesi and Democrat David Nachbar answer citizen questions about the economy.  Watch the debate here.

1370 Connection: MCC Economist Kathy Bromley

(October 16, 2008)  Economist Kathy Bromley of the MCC business and economics faculty examines the state of the economy beyond Wall Street.  Click here to listen.

1370 Connection: Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy

(October 14, 2008)  Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy on how the city and its hopes for economic renewal may be affected by current economic conditions.  Click here to listen.

1370 Connection: WXXI's Capitol Bureau Chief Karen Dewitt

(October 13, 2008) WXXI's Capitol Bureau correspondent Karen DeWitt discusses the impact of the Wall Street meltdown on the state's budget and finances, and how lawmakers are likely to respond. Click here to listen.

1370 Connection: Eyes on the Future of the Local Economy

(October 7, 2008) A preview of the annual Eyes on the Future event, focusing on improving the region's economy.  Click here to listen.

1370 Connection: CNB Chief George Hamlin, IV discusses the banking industry

(October 1, 2008) A veteran banker and former Federal Reserve Bank of NY board member casts a critical eye on the financial industry; we get the perspective of George Hamlin IV, CEO of Canandaigua National Company and Canandaigua National Bank  Click here to listen.

1370 Connection: Pulitzer Prize Winning Financial Journalist David Cay Johnston

(September 30, 2008) David Cay Johnston discusses the Wall Street crisis and proposed solutions.  Click here to listen.

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