RadioActive: March 6, 2018

  • March 6, 2018
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Chavela, #LegUpdate with League of Women Voters of Utah, Action Utah, Utah Health Policy Project, Elevating Tribal Voices in State Government with Utah Dine Bikeyah

Guests:

  • Billy Palmer with Rallies & Resources of note

  • Community Co-Host Ma Black talked about Chavela, the woman and the documentary

  • Day 43 of 45 at the Utah Legislature with: 

  • Crystal Young-Otterstrom of the Utah Cultural Alliance, who will travel to Washington, D.C., to deliver a petition to Utah's Congressional Delegation in support of the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting AND the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) — funding for which is on the chopping block by the Trump Administration.

    • SJR16 wants to replace the 15-member state school board with a single person appointed by the Governor and approved by the state Senate. To learn more about UCA's concerns, click here.

  • Braidan Weeks and Alastair Lee Bitsoi, Utah Diné Bikéyah, talked about elevating tribal voices in state government. 

    • Earlier today at the Utah State Capitol, members of the Utah House Democratic Caucus along with Utah Diné Bikéyah, Utah Tribal Leaders Association and Utah League of Native American Voters proposed an interim 2018 study to elevate the Division of Indian Affairs to a Cabinet level position and create a Joint Standing Committee on Indian Affairs.

RadioActive is a production of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah. Tonight's team included:

  • Host/Executive Producer: Lara Jones
  • Community Co-Host: Ma Black, Billy Palmer
  • Associate Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Volunteer: Jim Boswell