WERU News Report 2/29/12

Issue: Alternative Local News
Host/Producer & Studio Engineer: Amy Browne
Production Assistance: Matt Murphy

Broadcast Time: 4pm

Program Topics:
Segment 1: The Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary’s Public Hearing and Work Session on legislation that would exempt the Governor’s working papers from Freedom of Information requests, LD 1805 “An Act To Implement Recommendations of the Right To Know Advisory Committee Concerning a Public Records Exception for Proposed Legislation, Reports and Working Papers of the Governor”
Segment 2: John Christie & Naomi Schalit of the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting have recently published the results of their investigation into Pine Tree Development Zones in Maine. (www.pinetreewatchdog.org) John Christie joins us to tell us what they found.

Key Discussion Points:
Testimony from the public hearing on the Governor’s working papers, held last week
Outcome of today’s work session on the issue.
Pine Tree Development Zones

John Christie, Senior Reporter for the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting
Also recorded testimony from public hearing

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