DC Dialogue Feb 20, 2020

Impeachment Impact; Lowell Spinners Limbo

A conversation with U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan, D-Westford, and Jim Brett, CEO of The New England Council. They cover everything from the impeachment impact, the president’s proposed budget and the f...

  • Jun 20, 2019

    The MassTech Mission

    MassTech Collaborative Executive Director Carolyn Kirk joins New England Council CEO James T. Brett and Peter Howe to discuss her agency’s mission and how it may affect you.

  • Jun 20, 2019

    Trade Talks and the New England Impact

    New England Council CEO James T. Brett and Peter Howe discusses the complicated efforts to reach a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada and why it matters so much to New England.

  • May 17, 2019

    Presidential Politics 2020 With Bill Weld

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, who is running for President as a Republican, predicts he can win the California primary. Weld talks with host Peter Howe and New England Council CEO Jim Brett about the election and explains why he gives William Barr a D-minus as Attorney General.

  • May 17, 2019

    Confronting the Nation's Retirement Crisis

    Katherine Newman, Interim Chancellor at the University of Massachusetts Boston and author of “Downhill From Here: Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality” and talks about the retirement crisis in the United States. What has led do it? And what ideas does she have to help people prepare to support themselves as they age?

  • May 17, 2019

    Prospects for a Marijuana Banking Bill

    Jim Brett, New England Council CEO talks about the push for a marijuana banking law.

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    The Future of Trade Between US and Canada

    Canada’s consul general to New England, David Alward, brings us up to date on tariffs and trade talks between our two countries.

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    Presidential Politics in 2020

    New England Council CEO Jim Brett and host Peter Howe talk with Neil Levesque, executive director of the New Hamsphire Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College, about the growing field of presidential contenders.

  • Massachusetts Apr 18, 2019

    Charlie Baker Named One of World's Greatest Leaders

    New England Council CEO Jim Brett talks with Peter Howe about Fortune Magazine listing Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker as No. 20 on its list of the world’s great leaders, as well as the global response to the fire at Notre Dame.

  • Mar 21, 2019

    Greentown Labs: A Clean Tech Incubator

    CEO Emily Reichert talks about Greentown Labs, the largest clean tech startup incubator in the country.

  • Mar 21, 2019

    Presidential Impeachment Questions With Rep. McGovern

    Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Rules Committee, talks about what’s been done so far in this session of Congress. Plus we get his take on President Trump and the possibility — or not — of impeachment.

  • Mar 21, 2019

    Keeping an Eye on New Hampshire's 2020 Primary

    Jim Brett, New England Council CEO talks with Peter Howe on presidential politics, with an eye toward New Hampshire.

  • Feb 21, 2019

    Growing Democratic Primary Field

    Boston Globe Political reporter James Pindell talks about Presidential politics and shares his impressions from New Hampshire where many of the candidates have been campaigning. He makes a bold prediction about who he thinks might win the Democratic primary.

  • Feb 21, 2019

    A Lesson in Higher Education

    What next for the Higher Education Act? How concerned should we be about smaller colleges closing in Massachusetts? AICUM President Rich Doherty talks about issues in higher ed and shares reasons to be optimistic.

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