FM #400 Franklin (MA) Rotary Club - 11/17/20
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FM #255 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 255 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares my conversation with our State Representative Jeff Roy. We had our conversation via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.
We started by talking about the weekend and trying to take a break from COVID-19; the family of foxes that briefly lived in his backyard; the work of the Legislature and how that is progressing during this pandemic. The State budget is starting to be worked on by the House, later than normal, and it is likely that the entire State budget timeline will be later than normal. We talk about legislation on enabling voting by mail for the State primary in Sept and then the regular election in November.
We also talk about Jeff's work on the higher education committee and how that is helping to prepare for the broader discussion on what the State can do for higher education in MA; the economic impact of higher education, and then shifted into the arts and culture arena which also provides considerable economic value to the Commonwealth.
The recording runs almost 40 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Jeff.
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The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.
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