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Regionally Speaking, January 20, 2023

Regionally Speaking January 20, 2023

Today: Governor Eric Holcomb gave his annual State of the State address to legislators on Tuesday, Jan 10. During the address he highlighted three top priorities including Making unprecedented investments in the classroom from pre-k through college and adult learning. That is in an effort to combat brain drain so we’re bringing back our conversation with former state legislator Chris Chyung. He recently joined us to share his thoughts on what’s behind millennials leaving the Region. But up first, following the viral video of a central Indiana toddler seen playing in his apartment complex with an unsecured gun we speak with Hoosiers Concerned About Gun Violence  Jerry King .

As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engage, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving her time, talent, and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership. Her favorite quote is "Leadership is service not position." by Tim Fargo.
As Vice President of Radio Operations, Tom is responsible for overseeing Lakeshore Public Radio. He oversees the radio station’s programming, as well as news. He was instrumental in bringing several different genres of music to Lakeshore Public Radio.