RadioActive 12/15/11

Issue: Environmental and Social Justice

Program Name: RadioActive

Broadcast Date: December15, 2011

Broadcast Time:4-4:30PM

Program Topic: Governor LePage’s Proposed Budget Cuts to Department of Health and Human Services programs, including MaineCare

Key Discussion Points:

a) What the impacts of losing MaineCare health insurance would mean for low income parents, and the other 65,000 Mainers who would lose their coverage.

b) What the impacts would be if Private Non Medical Institutions were closed and if the Medicare Savings Program is cut.

c) How the program “Wrap Around Maine” has helped struggling youth turn their lives around

Guests by name and affiliation:

A) Some who testified at the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs : Wrap Around Maine past participant, Steve Rogers, Crystal Bond, Paul Schraber, Semerilli Daniels, Brenda Dugan,Marie Williams, Tami Trask.

Call In Program: No

Political Broadcast: No

Host: Meredith DeFrancesco

Engineer: Meredith DeFrancesco