Mayor Domenic J. Sarno of Springfield, MA will be talking to Jim about his four year term, including fighting crime, city finances, plans for downtown Springfield, and more on this edition of the State We’re In.
Political Science Prof. Jerold Duquette of Central Ct State Univ. and Prof. Mike Hannahan of the Donahue Institute at U-Mass/Amherst discuss the Presiderntial race and especially the hotly contested US Senate race in Mass. this year.
State Representative Nicholas Boldyga ( R), Southwick and the 3rd Hampden District, will discuss the Governor’s proposal for taxes and fee increases in the Fiscal Year 2013 budget, as well re-organization of the administration at the state’s community colleges. We’ll also look at the House Speaker DeLeo’s comments this week on his plans to cut the soaring cost of health care in the Commonwealth.