State House Watch 1/30/2017

Arnie Alpert and Maggie Fogarty of the American Friends Service Committee. Guests: Amanda Sears, Campaign for a Family Friendly Economy, http://www.familyfriendlyeconomy.org/. Pedro Rios, AFSC US-Mexico Border Program, San Diego, CA., https://www.afsc.org/sanctuaryeverywhere.    Topics: Executive actions, immigration, minimum wage, tipped wage, testimony of Adoum Akina, lobbyists, action still pending. Private prisons, HB602 secure psychiatric unit. Edelblut nomination. Christy Moore, “No Time for Love”. Amanda Sears, Campaign for Family Friendly Economy, HB370 affordable quality child care, challenging financial model, Child Care and Development Fund; HB628 Family and Medical Leave.  Charlie King, “Look Into the Camera and Lie”; Pedro Rios, AFSC, San Diego. War after war impacting border communities, Executive Orders, Border Patrol and Court Orders; stepped up raids and checks; https://www.indivisibleguide.com; nhrebellion.org; #moralresistance.