Competing for Cash

(January 28, 2008)  WXXI's Need to Know and New York Now are both reporting on the economy this week:

Need to Know:  Thousands of Rochesterians are losing their jobs, and many are turning to credit cards to get through these hard times.  U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John Ninfo has seen this end in financial ruin for many families.  Also, Upstate president of the Empire State Development Corporation Dennis Mullen talks about trying to revive the region in increasingly difficult times.  Watch it Friday night at 8:30 p.m., or Sunday afternoon at 12:30 p.m.

New York Now:  A look at how municipalities in the state are competing over federal economic stimulus cash.  Also, the start of a series examining New York State's investment into nanotechnology.  Watch the program Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m.