Around Town 10/12/23: Local News, Culture and Events

Host/Producer: Amy Browne


LD 1977, An Act to Create the Data Privacy and Protection Act (Rep. O’Neil) – see bill text here 
LD 1705, An Act to Give Consumers Control over Sensitive Personal Data by Requiring Consumer Consent Prior to Collection of Data (Rep. O’Neil) – see bill text here
LD 1902, An Act to Protect Personal Health Data (Rep. O’Neil) – see bill text here
LD 1973, An Act to Enact the Maine Consumer Privacy Act (Sen. Keim) – see bill text here

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.

Theme music: BreakBeat Chemists I, 2015
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