With Chad Blair back from a reporting assignment just in time for the opening of the 2015 Legislative session and Gov. Ige’s State of the State address, the Pod Squad looks at what lies ahead.  Joining Blair are reporters Nathan Eagle and Anita Hofschneider who share their thoughts on the biggest issues facing the Legislature.

From medical marijuana dispensaries to budget constraints, new GMO and pesticide laws to requests to extend the rail tax, our crew sees an interesting session ahead.  The trio also discusses Ige’s somnolent State of the State speech and his administration’s tendency to announce appointments on Friday afternoons.

Keep reading Civil Beat for updates as the 2015 session progresses. As always, you can subscribe to the Civil Beat Pod Squad on iTunes or Stitcher. Mahalo for listening.

Mike Webb produces Civil Beat’s podcast every week.

Want to hear more? Check out Civil Beat’s other podcasts.
pod squad badge - smallThe Pod Squad
iTunes
Stitcher
podcast badge - smallCivil Beat Podcasts
iTunes
Stitcher

Want to hear more? Check out Civil Beat's other podcasts.

On Campus
On Campus

We go behind the scenes as teachers and parents launch a brand new charter school in Hawaii.

iTunes
Offshore
Offshore

Offshore is a new immersive storytelling podcast about a Hawaii most tourists never see.

iTunes | Stitcher
The Pod Squad
The Pod Squad

Host Chad Blair dives into the biggest stories of the week and what they mean for the people of Hawaii.

iTunes | Stitcher

About the Author

Subscribe on iTunes To listen to previous Podcasts please go to the list of Podcasts in iTunes and right click Civil Beat, then select Download All.