FM #669 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 669 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares my conversation with our State Representative Jeffrey Roy. We had our conversation virtually via the Zoom conference bridge on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.
We talked about:
Thanksgiving, time for thanks
Wind power and renewable energy efforts
Genocide bill, legislative terms (engrossment, enactment)
Recycling event pilot now going state-wide
Critical conversations on mental health substance abuse
Civil and civic conversations for government discussions
Links to the key references are included in the show notes. The recording runs about 59 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jeff Roy.
*** Audio file => https://player.captivate.fm/episode/e615231a-39f6-4f26-82c0-d37cd261a70c
Wind power ground breaking event https://twitter.com/jeffroy/status/1461667359865942017
Commonwealth Magazine article: https://commonwealthmagazine.org/the-download/a-first-step-on-offshore-wind-2/
Genocide legislation text https://malegislature.gov/Bills/192/S2557
Genocide bill articles: Public officials, faith leaders denounce antisemitism at Holocaust memorial menorah lighting, Boston Globe (11/30/21); A bill heading to Governor Charlie Baker’s desk would require Mass. school districts to teach about genocides, Boston Globe (11/27/21); Massachusetts mandates genocide education, Armenian Weekly (11/16/21); Beacon Hill eyeing tradeoffs on offshore wind, Commonwealth Magazine (10/18/21)
Mass Save web page (sign up for energy audits, etc.) https://www.masssave.com/
SAFE Coalition presentation as mentioned in the discussion (Town Council meeting of 9/15/21) -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2021/09/franklin-ma-town-council-meeting.html
SAFE Coalition web page -> https://www.safecoalitionma.org/home
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