Maggie Fogarty and Grace Kindeke of the American Friends Service Committee return this week along with Rep. David Meuse and Joseph Lascaze of the ACLU.
Some of the topics are:
The Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Commission on Law Enforcement Accountability Community and Transparency
SB40 informed consent
SB41 police disciplinary hearings, private or public?
the Aaron Brown situation
SB39 files disclosure re:right to know law
HB237, 629, cannabis
HB615 reduced sentences vs. treatment
HB598 mass incarceration
covid-19 in jails and prison
HB86 voter suppression
SB61 right to work for less
HB563 living wage
HB112 deportation study
For this Martin Luther King Jr. Day edition of State House Watch, Jennifer Dube and her colleagues from 350NH interview two specialists on green buildings. Experts from Emerald Builders and ReVision Energy look at building design, for best thermal efficiency, and the heating/cooling design for best energy efficiency. They tie the discussion into the climate crisis and what programs and incentives are available to help homeowners minimize their carbon footprint.
For this opening State House Watch show of 2021, Maggie Fogarty and Grace Kindeke introduce the team of co-hosts who will be doing the show this year, and then they interview NH House Minority Leader Rennie Cushing about how the legislature is managing to meet in this time of pandemic, and about some of the issues and legislation to be watching this session.