Regionally Speaking Addressing the most important local issues facing the Region during a daily hour of stimulating conversation with local news-makers.
Regionally Speaking

Regionally Speaking

From Lakeshore Public Radio

Addressing the most important local issues facing the Region during a daily hour of stimulating conversation with local news-makers.

Most Recent Episodes

Regionally Speaking: June 29, 2022

Today on Regionally Speaking, we hear from Alfredo Estrada, immigration attorney, about Title 42's implication on immigration and migration, as well as comments on the recently discovered abandoned semi-truck in San Antonio, and the role that immigrants play in labor for Indiana.Then, we'll hear from NPR TV and Film Critic Eric Deggans about Stranger Things, Hawkins, IN and the role that the Hoosier state plays in Hollywood.

Regionally Speaking: June 28, 2022

Today on Regionally Speaking we hear from Frank Colucci, Associate Professor of Political Science at Purdue University Northwest, about the impact that the U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade will have on future cases and political decisions, both nationally and here in Indiana. Then, Congressman Frank J. Mrvan (D - District 1) joins us to discuss the impact of federal dollars on Northwest Indiana including along the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and into downtown Michigan City. Mrvan also discusses the latest on Roe v. Wade and what Capitol Hill Democrats will plan to do next.

Regionally Speaking: June 27, 2022

On this edition of "Regionally Speaking," we hear from Ken Falk, ACLU Legal Director for the State of Indiana, on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade and what impact it has on Indiana. Then, Dr. Camueal Wright from CareSource, discusses healthcare options for pregnant women of color, and the dangers pregnancy can have for them. And we'll hear from Greg Hammer about the F.I.R.E. savings and retirement programs.

Regionally Speaking: June 22, 2022

Today on "Regionally Speaking," hosts Dee Dotson and Tom Maloney talk with Valparaiso University Associate Professor Anton Lews, Ph.D in Critical Race Theory in Accounting, about the impacts of COVID-19, crypto-currencies, and red-lining and what they've done to Black generational wealth.

Regionally Speaking: June 21, 2022

Today on "Regionally Speaking," we'll get the latest on the January 6th hearings with IUPUI Senior Lecturer Pierre Atlas. Then, we'll revisit a conversation with Jerry King, President of Hoosiers Concerned About Gun Violence (HCAGV).

Regionally Speaking: June 20, 2022

Today on "Regionally Speaking," we talk with Andy Downs about the state's latest round of statewide slated elections. We hear from newly selected Crown Point Mayor Pete Land, and we learn about Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch's visit to Northwest Indiana.

Regionally Speaking: June 15, 2022

On this edition of "Regionally Speaking," we'll hear from the NFIB on how small businesses are weathering the perfect storm of a pandemic, supply chain issues, staffing issues, and a possible recession. Then, Joe Pete, of the NWI Times, discusses the latest happenings with White Lodging "checking out," USW contract talks are set to start in July, and the White Sox in Whiting.

Regionally Speaking: Juneteenth

On this edition of "Regionally Speaking," we discuss Juneteenth, from it's early beginnings as an annual Texas celebration to a now Federal holiday.

Regionally Speaking: June 13, 2022

On this edition of "Regionally Speaking," host Tom Maloney talks with Pierre Atlas, Senior Lecturer with the Paul H. O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI, about gun control legislation. Then, it's the first "Meet the Mayor," conversation with Portage Mayor Sue Lynch.

Regionally Speaking: June 10, 2022

Today on "Regionally Speaking," we talk roadways, highways, and byways... From the current pain at the gas pumps and traffic pains, to the future of transportation and roadways in Northwest Indiana.