Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ethics in Rhode Island on the Next A Lively Experiment (May 13 + 15, 2016)

Dyana Koelsch – moderator
Ed Achorn - editor, The Providence Journal editorial pages
John Marion - executive director, Common Cause RI
RI State Senator James Sheehan - (D) Narragansett, North Kingstown, chairman of Senate Committee on Government Oversight
RI State Representative Joseph Shekarchi – (D) Warwick

  • Ethics legislation - do these bills go far enough?
  • Downfall of two leaders – City Council Majority Leader Kevin Jackson and Chairman House Finance Committee Ray Gallison 
  • Transparency in Government 
  • Governor’s approval rating

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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