Community Conversation

Community Conversation, a production of WSKG Public Radio, is a live "town hall" forum exploring topics of interest and importance in our local communities. It airs bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Call or email with your questions: 1-888-359-9754 or communityconversation@wskg.org.

It's been ten months since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama. However, the debate about health care reform is far from over. On January 19, 2011, the House of Representives voted 245-289 to repeal the health care law.  ...
Climate change is a complicated topic that touches on nearly every aspect of our lives. A recent poll shows that 61% of Americans believe that the effects of global warming have already begun, but only 38% believe it will pose a serious threat at some point in their lives. Many people are unsure...
New York State's suicide rate is one of the lowest in the United States.  According to the American Association of Suicidology, in 2005 1,326 New Yorkers took their own lives, which is 6.9 deaths per 100,000 of population and 49th among the states.  But that fact will not be...