As the legislative year lurches to a close, Maggie Fogarty and Grace Kindeke of the American Friends' Service Committee interview two vital State House watchers, Phil Sletton, Policy Analyst at the New Hampshire Fiscal Policy Institute, and the Rev. Jason Wells, Executive Director of the NH Council of Churches.
Here is a brief rundown of the topics discussed in today's interviews:
HB1, the budget numbers.
HB2, an omnibus policy bill that is supposed to implement HB1, but can do more than that.
dept of energy
Health and Human Services
back of the budget
Sununu Youth Services Center
paid family/medical leave
Grassroots Campaign for a Peoples' Budget
courage not censorship
confronting the truth
spiritual principles around truth telling
confession, atonement, act of healing
systemic injustices, oppression
faith based immigration support
free speech issue going to the courts?
local school boards
Commission on Holocaust and Genocide Education
NH Interfaith Collaborative
Covid-19 Equity Report