Friday, November 19, 2010

A Lively Experiment on Thurs., 11/18 at 7 PM, and Sun., 11/21 at noon

Jim Hagan – moderator
Representative Jon Brien – (D) Woonsocket
Maureen Moakley – political science professor, URI
Senator James Sheehan – (D) North Kingstown, Narragansett
Representative Robert Watson – (R) House minority leader


  • Changes in the General Assembly and the upcoming session’s agenda 
  • Governor-elect Chafee’s appointment of Richard Licht to head the Department of Administration 
  • Governor-elect Chafee's intent to rescind Governor Carcieri's executive order requiring E-verify for state employment and state contractors 
  • Governor-elect Chafee's intention to impose new state sales taxes on nontaxable items


A Lively Experiment airs on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1) Thursdays at 7 PM, with rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 7 PM on WSBE Learn (36.2) and Sundays at noon on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1).

WSBE Rhode Island PBS transmits over the air on digital 36.1; Cox/Verizon/Full Channel 08; DirecTV 36; Dish Network 7776; ComCast subscribers, please check local listings for the channel number in your area.

WSBE Learn transmits over the air on digital 36.2; Cox 808; Verizon 478; Full Channel 109; ComCast 294.

Viewers with high definition (HD) capability can receive WSBE Rhode Island PBS HD programming over the air on digital 36.1, Cox 708, Verizon 508, ComCast 819.

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