WERU News Report 3/9/11

Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Contributing Producer: Meredith DeFrancesco

Segment 1: Today we pick up where we left off yesterday in our coverage of testimony at Monday’s public hearing on Governor LePage’s proposed budget cuts. The public hearing was preceeded by a large rally– one of many at the statehouse in recent weeks, in response to LePage’s budget and legislative wishlist. Here are some excerpts.

Segment 2: The Natural Resources Council of Maine is tracking what they call the “50 Worst Bills” for Maine’s environment, that are currently under consideration. Meredith DeFrancesco gets an overview from Pete Didisheim, Senior Director of Advocacy for the NRCM.