Wednesday, June 8, 2016

A Lively Experiment, week of June 10, 2016

Dyana Koelsch – moderator
Dave Layman – corporate communications consultant
RI Representative Brian Newberry – (R) North Smithfield, House Minority Leader 
RI Representative Joe Shekarchi – (D) - Warwick
Peter Wells – editor-in-chief, The Providence American 

  • Community Service Grants 
    • Who’s in who’s out? 
    • Same old, same old? 
  • State Budget passed house pretty quickly 
    • Concerns with process? 
    • Is more scrutiny needed? 
  • Medical Marijuana – Governor’s proposals shot down 
    • When or will there ever be real legislation on Medical Marijuana or legalization? 
  • Rhode Island Charter Schools 
    • Did Mayoral Academies get raw deal? 
  • Governor Raimondo scrutinized for her lack of economic success
    • How much has to do with RI's “poor business environment”? 
    • Are we doing enough to bring businesses to our state? 
    • The Governor promised cranes in the sky – where are they? 
    • Does RI have a real shot at getting PayPal?
A Lively Experiment airs on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1) Fridays at 7 p.m., with rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 7 p.m. on WSBE Learn (36.2), and Sundays at noon on WSBE Rhode Island PBS.

WSBE Rhode Island PBS transmits standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) programming over the air on digital 36.1; on Rhode Island cable: Cox 08 / 1008HD, Verizon FiOS 08 / 508HD, and Full Channel 08; on Massachusetts cable: Comcast 819HD and Verizon FiOS 18 / 518HD; on satellite: DirecTV 36 / 3128HD, Dish Network 36.

WSBE Learn transmits over the air on digital 36.2; in Rhode Island on Cox 808; Verizon FiOS 478; Full Channel 89; and in Massachusetts on Comcast 294 or 312.

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UPDATED: June 10, 2016