Open Mike – Wednesday 4/13/16

Featuring:

Open Mike – Topic: A review of local and national news stories.

Rev. Earl Kooper Kamp & Rev. Carl Hilton Van Osdall
Topic: the work for homeless people in Barre that a number of different churches in the granite city are working together to help, also the other community services these places of worship together provide.

Ellen Ratner – Talk Media News
Reporting on how Bernie Sanders is doing ahead of the primary in New York, a preview of the next debate on CNN, Paul Ryan’s decision not to accept any nominations for a presidential run, recent changes to new legislation in North Carolina and President Obama’s stance of Equal pay for women.

Matt Simon–New England Political Director–Marijuana Policy Project–Pro Legalization
Kevin Ellis–Lobbyist–Samaction (smart approaches to Marijuana)–Against Legalization
Topic: A conversation about the pros and cons of the Legislature’s efforts to legalize Marijuana use in Vermont.