Dave, host of the HR Power Hour and Career Management Services gives us tips from the Human Resources side of employment. Today’s disucssion with Peter McFarland, Ray Richardson, Bob Witkowski and Stefanie Manning was about wages and being competitive in the market. It’s difficult to get a job if you are from out of state because employers don’t want to invest their time and money for someone that “spent their summer here, fell in love with the area, then decide they don’t like the cold and leave.”
Part 1: Bob Witkowski this week gives the Miss Portland Dinner a plug. Just so happens that it is owned by Tom Manning and Stefanie Manning of Harvest on the Harbor. Delicious food and an authentic 1949 Worchester Diner Car #818. Their homemade potato chips are the best and he is an original Portland boy from Munjoy Hill.
Part 2: Segment started with Fox News Radio’s Jessica Rosenthal giving an update on Vegas. We then move to Harvest on the Harbor, an Euphoria of Food. They have some great distilleries and farm to table chefs.
Part 3: Stefanie takes us through some of the wonderful events going on for the whole week. Every ticket sold helps to benefit FULL PLATES FULL POTENTIAL with a mission of ending Childhood hunger in Maine.
The Las Vegas Shooting Tragedy has brought the debate back up to the front. Looks like the debate will continue. Gun supporters say “guns don’t kill people”, but the other side says, “guns do”. It seems like the city’s that have outlawed guns like Chicago, have the highest deaths by shootings.
Fox News Radio’s Simon Owen brings us politics in Russia. Will Putin run for President again? The “deadline” is about ten weeks out for an election on March 2018. As of right now, there is only one name being bounced around as an opposition to Putin, Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny, who is currently in jail.
Part 1: Caller wants Ray to explain why he gives Portland Mayor Ethan Striming air time. Wants to know how he has a fundamentally intelligent conversations. Ray says he is not influenced by what others say and believes that if you hear it out the source’s mouth it is much more powerful.
Surprise call from Tony Buxton of Preti Flaherty calls in and says hello. He is also a Former Chair of the Maine Democratic Party.
Part 2: The last five minutes of the show brings another familiar caller.
Fox News Radio’s Jon Decker tells us how President Trump’s visit to Puerto Rico went yesterday. He was actually with the Pres. on this trip and describes the devastation. Homes without roofs, roads that were impassable and the issues they are having getting supplies and food to the people that are in need.
Portland Maine’s Mayor Ethan Strimling calls in this morning for a lively discussion with David Jones, State Sen. Bill Diamond and Ray about last night’s planning committee. Tiffs and how the incentives work. Ray asks how to rewards and incentives to current businesses. Bill talks about the same incentives on a state level. How can businesses play on a level playing field if one receives Tiffs and the other doesn’t. Bill asks the Mayor about Portland and gun controls. Comprehensive Gun Control needs to be addressed. Chicago is a gun free city, but guns are so easy to get and they not legal.
Part 1: John Michaud, Director, School of Legal Studies – Husson University. He has a vast resume in the investigative side of the law. He was a Federal Agent with the NCIS for over 25 years and worked for the Olympic Committee during the Atlanta Games and then became a consultant for the Boston Police Academy. He describes what the process the investigators have/will be following during the Las Vegas shooting investigation.
Part 2: How long before law enforcement will have learned the how and why? John describes the “Golden 48”. The most important part of an investigation is in the first 48 hours.
Fox News Radio’s Jeff Monosso gives us a follow-up to what the investigation into the shooting tragedy in Las Vegas. Guns were bought legally and the authorities have said that they WILL find a motive
The guys rehash Trump’s visit to Puerto Rico and what other Presidents have been there and other United States Territories. Ray thinks that he was able to represent the United States with some humor as well as compassion.
The Roundtable consisting of Ray, David Jones, Mark Reilly, Bill Diamond and Debi Davis discuss the investigation out in Las Vegas. What is it that we don’t know, about what we know. All of the pieces aren’t lining up and his brother’s actions and words are very confusing.
Ray, Debi and Mark Reilly discuss DACA and the wall. They came up with some great ideas of how to keep illegal immigrants. Debi suggest we get the “Ring” doorbell surveillance, so when they come up to the wall, we can see them, and say “I see you”. Ray points out that the Wall won’t work without legislation and laws/rules to back them up.
Fox News Radio’s Rachel Sutherland brings us up-to-date on the DACA debate in Congress. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an American immigration policy that allowed some individuals who entered the country as minors, and had either entered or remained in the country illegally. Then Ray and Debi discuss the ages of the “kids” affected.
Part 1: Maine Marijuana Bill is discussed by Ray and Elie Espling, Assistant House Republican Leader. The draft bill would allow Maine dispensaries and caregivers to sell recreational marijuana. How can it be legal in Maine and still be illegal federally.
Part 2: The United States House of Representatives will hold a vote on a proposed 20-week Abortion Bill. This bill would allow for a woman to abort a fetus up to 20 weeks gestation.
Part 3: Doctors should do any procedure that cuts the skin, including mole removal.
Part 4: Gun control and a person’s rights vs laws that protect our rights.
Part 5: Malania Trump sent Dr. Suess books to a school library for the children and the librarian at Cambridgeport School refused to accept the gift.