Regionally Speaking, Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Feb 18, 2020

Gary native, Emerson High School graduate and Hollywood actor William. L. Johnson is back in the Region this weekend to host the 9th annual Black Film Festival at the Glen Theatre in Gary. His is one of the conversations on Tuesday's "Regionally Speaking."
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Today:  Gary native, Hollywood actor and film festival host William L. Johnson talks about the 9th annual Black Film Festival, to be held this Friday evening and Saturday evening at the Glen Theatre in Gary.  The focus of the festival is on the achievements of African-American actors and filmmakers.   We have a new edition of "Building Northwest Indiana" from the Construction Advancement Foundation, and another conversation from the Welcome Project at Valparaiso University.  Jesse Kharbanda with the Hoosier Environmental Council is at the Statehouse to keep an eye on environmental bills still before the 2020 General Assembly, and he talks with us about HB 1414 -- a major bill affecting clean energy and public utilities.  It is coming up soon before the Senate Utilities Committee for a hearing.