Episode 69: An Inconvenient Mapoli

36 minutes

2/13/2019-- As Steve continues sailing the seven seas, Jenn is joined by State House News Service reporter and opposing podcast host Katie Lannan. Jenn and Katie put their bitter rivalry aside to discuss the global issue of climate change and what state and local leaders and lawmakers are doing to address it.

First, Lou Antonellis of IBEW Local 103 joins the show. He explains why the labor union showed support for Ed Markey and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal and what he hopes from current and future elected officials.

The Springfield Republican reporter Shira Schoenberg drops by to discuss Charlie Baker's appearance in D.C. where he advocated for federally funded efforts toward climate change mitigation.

To talk about the recent re-introduction of the millionaire's tax (also known as the Fair Share Amendment) is State Sen. Jason Lewis. He and State Rep. Jim O'Day filed legislation to revive this constitutional amendment that would put a surtax on residents who make more than $1 million annually in order to generate revenue for the state's education and transportation systems.

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