Regionally Speaking, Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019

Two public discussions -- the first one tonight and the second one tomorrow -- will address the issues of public access to Lhe Lake Michigan beachfront. Natalie Johnson of "Save The Dunes" talks about the public meetings, in Michigan City and Portage, on "Regionally Speaking."
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Today:   Natalie Johnson with "Save The Dunes" joins us to talk about two public conversations,  the first one this evening at 6:30 at the "Save The Dunes" headquarters in Michigan City and the second one scheduled for tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock at the NIRPC headquarters in Portage, that focus on the Public Trust Doctrine and how it affects Hoosiers' public access to the Lake Michigan shoreline.  Both conversations will peovide an overview of the legal battle from trial court to the U.S. Supreme Court and back to the Indiana Supreme Court -- and the General Assembly bills that addressed the shoreline access issues.  

We also talked with the first declared 2020 Democratic Party candidate for Indiana Governor: Dr. Woody Myers. Dr. Myers announced his candidacy this morning in Indianapolis.