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Greater Boston; Mass. Budget / Choose Life Plates / Center Stage

10/15/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Mass. Budget / Choose Life Plates / Center Stage
Program Number

10/15/2009, 10/16/2009

Series Description

HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997

Program Description

Mass. Budget Today, Gov.Deval Patrick said the state will layoff as many as 2000 workers to help close the budget gap. Unemployment is at its highest rate in Massachusetts since 1976. The state’s projected budget deficit is now $600 million.

Guests: Michael Widmer, President, Mass. Taxpayer Foundation; Geoffrey Beckwith, Executive Director, Mass. Municipal Association; Mayor Joseph Curtatone, (D) Somerville

Choose Life Plates Earlier this week, the Choose Life organization obtained the 1,500 signatures and license plate orders required to have the RMV start issuing “Choose Life” license plates. Opponents say the plate is a political statement and is an inappropriate use of state resources.

Guests: Merry Nordeen, President, Choose Life Inc.; Andrea Miller, Executive Director, NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts

Center Stage Center Stage looks at three new shows, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," "The Caretaker," and "Sleep No More."

Guests: Jared Bowen, Greater Boston; Terry Byrne, Theater Critic

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Mass. Budget / Choose Life Plates / Center Stage,” 10/15/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_91102E46B02049DA99333CCCDB2C9E57.
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