Around Town 4/13/23: Legislative Public Hearings Today

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

This week:
Taking a look at what’s happening in Augusta today, after this morning’s session the legislature will return to committee work this afternoon.  Several public hearings will be taking place at 1 and 2 pm, and if any of these interest you, you can watch from home or even sign up to speak at the public hearing via zoom.  More about that at the end, here’s what they’re taking up today…

FMI: Maine State Legislature

About the host:
Amy Browne started out at WERU as a volunteer news & public affairs producer in 2000, co-hosting/co-producing RadioActive with Meredith DeFrancesco. She joined the team of Voices producers a few years later, and has been WERU’s News & Public Affairs Manager since January, 2006. In addition to RadioActive, Voices, Maine Currents and Maine: The Way Life Could Be, Amy also produced and hosted the WERU News Report for several years. She has produced segments for national programs including Free Speech Radio News, This Way Out, Making Contact, Workers Independent News, Pacifica PeaceWatch, and Live Wire News, and has contributed to Democracy Now and the WBAI News Report. She is the recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Environmental Journalism Award from the Sierra Club of Maine, and Maine Association of Broadcasters awards for her work in 2017 and 2021.