Oswego, NY – A group of licensed midwives is pushing for legislation that would allow them to practice more independently.
According to a 17 year old law, a midwife must have a written collaborative agreement from a physician in order to practice in New York State. Senate Health Committee Chairman, Thomas Duane has introduced legislation that would get rid of that need for an agreement.
WRVO's Jasmyn Belcher spoke with the President of the New York State Association of Licensed Midwives, Kristin Walsh.
Oswego, NY – A Central New York school district suspends classes because of a possible case of swine flu and Governor Paterson proposes capping state spending at the rate of inflation. Listen to these stories and others in today's regional news summary.