Friday, May 4, 2012

A Lively Experiment May 4 at 8:30 PM (5/6 at noon)

Dyana Koelsch – moderator
Donna Perry – columnist,; executive director R.I. Statewide Coalition
Dave Layman – corporate communications consultant, former TV news director/anchor
Wendy Schiller – political science professor, Brown University  
Daniel Egan – president, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Rhode Island

  • Developments in the Providence fiscal crisis:
    • City council passes the mayor’s proposal to freeze retirees’ COLAs
    • New voluntary payments by Brown University and Lifespan  
  • Maintaining affordable student loans 
  • Woonsocket War Memorial controversy
    A Lively Experiment airs on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1) Fridays at 8:30 P.M., with rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 7 P.M. on WSBE Learn (36.2), and Sundays at noon on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1).

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