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Greater Boston; Gas Tax / Plum Book / Center Stage

11/20/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Gas Tax / Plum Book / Center Stage
Program Number

11/19/2008, 11/20/2008

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 House Speaker Sal DiMasi is pushing a proposal to increase the state's gas tax an alternative to raising turnpike tolls. Gov. Deval Patrick said he was willing to consider a gas tax hike, but any discussion won't come in time to prevent toll hikes. Guests: Rep. David Linsky, (D) Natick; Rep. Steven Walsh, (D) Lynn; Charles Chieppo, Principal, Chieppo Strategies

Plum Book The latest edition of the Plum Book is available as it is every four years after a presidential election. The book contains information on over 7,000 Federal civil service leadership and support positions in the legislative and executive branches of government. Guests: John Donahue, Lecturer, Kennedy School of Government; William Martel, Fletcher School, Tufts University

Center Stage Center Stage looks at three new shows on the Boston theater scene--"The Seafarer," "Rock 'N' Roll" and "The Merchant of Venice." Guests: Jared Bowen, Greater Boston; Terry Byrne, Theater critic

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
News
Local Communities
Citation
Chicago: “Greater Boston; Gas Tax / Plum Book / Center Stage,” 11/20/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 2, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A1CF7186E90B459484AA2F98464729FD.
MLA: “Greater Boston; Gas Tax / Plum Book / Center Stage.” 11/20/2008. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 2, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A1CF7186E90B459484AA2F98464729FD>.
APA: Greater Boston; Gas Tax / Plum Book / Center Stage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A1CF7186E90B459484AA2F98464729FD
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