Regionally Speaking, Tuesday, March 1, 2016
On today’s Regionally Speaking program, Chris Nolte offers an update on the controversial comments made between fans at last weekend’s Hammond Bishop Noll – Andrean High school basketball game and some of the attitudes seen on the current political scene that may have led to them. Howey Politics Indiana founder-managing editor Brian Howey joins Chris with some thoughts on that — the Super Tuesday series of primary elections — and other Indiana political news.
Chris talks, first, with Indianapolis Star reporter Stephanie Wang, whose recent article looks at why it seems to be so difficult for Hoosier legislators to enact a hate crimes law
The chairman of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority board, Stephen Mays, joins Regionally Speaking about the updated Master Plan at the airport and a March 8th business expo at the Airport for local businesses to connect with the three-firm design team working on the Master Plan.
South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority president-CEO Speros Batistatos gives an update on CVA-sponsored and supported events coming up, include the March 3rd display of the infamous John Dillinger “wooden gun” at the John Dillinger Museum in downtown Crown Point. He will also talk in more detail about the effort — as recently outlined in a recent magazine article — on how now may be finally be the time to plan for and support a new convention center in northwest Indiana.
[Photo of Stephen Mays courtesy Lakeshore Public Television]