Assembly environmental leader discusses climate fund and waste


WNYC— May 23, 2023 - Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Deborah Glick, a Manhattan Democrat, discusses the creation of a climate fund and provides an update on negotiations to craft packaging waste legislation.

WGNO—Jefferson Parish leaders discuss hurricane preparedness. Jefferson Parish leaders held a news conference on Thursday, June 1 to discuss hurricane preparedness.

KRDO—Trinidad's Francis elected next leader of UN General Assembly. By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Trinidad and Tobago’s Ambassador Dennis Francis has been elected as the next president of the U.N. General Assembly. The 193-member world body has been at the forefront of the United Nations’ condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and is a key venue for all countries

NBC Connecticut—Education Leaders Call for Increased Funding to Hire and Pay Teachers. On Tuesday, parents expressed their frustrations and concerns over a teacher shortage. “They need to give these teachers more support, more support financially, whatever it takes to get the job done,” parent Ian Laurencin said. Kristen Basiaga’s son attends A.I. Prince Technical High School in Hartford. During the school year, the family received several notifications that there weren’t enough teachers. “In September and October, they were routinely closing schools because they just...