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Greater Boston; Gas Tax / BBB Scam Warnings / Babies by Design

02/11/2009


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Gas Tax / BBB Scam Warnings / Babies by Design
Program Number

2/10/2009, 2/11/2009

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

Gas Tax The Patrick administration is considering raising the state gas tax by as much as 29 cents per gallon. Patrick says the gas tax revenue would be used to pay down MBTA debt and eventually eliminate Turnpike tolls west of Route 128. Guests: Richard Dimino, President & CEO, A Better City; Eric Fehrnstrom, Republican Consultant

BBB Scam Warnings Better Business Bureaus across the country are warning consumers about fraud scams, including a fake offer to extend car warranties. Guests: Paula Fleming, VP of Communications, Better Business Bureau

Babies by Design Dartmouth College professor Ronald Green discusses his new book on genetic engineering, Babies by Design. Green says that parents will (and should) consider genetic modification for their children to enhance their lives. Guests: Dr. Ronald Green, Author, Babies by Design

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Gas Tax / BBB Scam Warnings / Babies by Design,” 02/11/2009, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9D9844081C38488B85A66A8295276357.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Gas Tax / BBB Scam Warnings / Babies by Design.” 02/11/2009. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9D9844081C38488B85A66A8295276357>.
APA: Greater Boston; Gas Tax / BBB Scam Warnings / Babies by Design. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9D9844081C38488B85A66A8295276357
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