Redistricting Amendment / Race For The House

Posted by: toddw 9/30/2020 10:18 PM

Redistricting Amendment / Race For The House

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

We will discuss the amendment to the state's constitution about redistricting which appears on the ballot this election. Then, as part of continuing discussions with candidates, Cathy Lewis will talk to the incumbent and the challenger in the race for the first district seat in the House of Representatives.

Today's Guests:
Del. Marcia "Cia" Price - VA-95
Brian Cannon - OneVirginia2021
Rep. Rob Wittman - VA-01
Qasim Rashid - Candidate For VA-01

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Civic Education And Engagement

Posted by: toddw 9/29/2020 10:12 PM

Civic Education And Engagement

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

We will talk about the need for widespread education on basic civic principles and how you can get involved in your community.

Today's Guests:
Rebecca Winthrop - The Brookings Institution
Quentin Kidd - Christopher Newport University
Bev Sell - Community Activist
Lloyd DeWitt - Chrysler Museum Of Art

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The Trump Rally In Newport News / The SCOTUS Nominee / COVID And The Election

Posted by: toddw 9/28/2020 10:17 PM

The Trump Rally In Newport News / The SCOTUS Nominee / COVID And The Election

Monday, September 28, 2020

Cathy Lewis will discuss the health implications of the recent rally on the Peninsula. Also, we'll talk about Amy Coney Barrett, the president's nominee to the Supreme Court. Finally, we will hear from someone trying to make the election safer in November. Tune in to 89.5 WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Mechelle Hankerson - WHRO
McKinley Price - Mayor Of Newport News
Neal Devins - William & Mary Law School
Adam Capps - Suffolk Resident

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Dating During COVID / Suffolk Mayoral Race

Posted by: toddw 9/23/2020 10:39 PM

Dating During COVID / Suffolk Mayoral Race

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

How does one date during a pandemic? We’ll explore the opportunities and challenges with Dr. Justin Lehmiller, a social psychologist and researcher at Indiana University’s Kinsey Institute. Call us with your COVID dating experiences at 757-440-2665. Then we’ll hear from two more candidates for mayor in the City of Suffolk.

Today's Guests:
Dr. Justin Lehmiller - Indiana University
Vanessa Harris - Candidate For Mayor Of Suffolk
Brian Bass - Candidate For Mayor Of Suffolk

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Libertarians / Greens / Journalism In 2020 (pt 2) / Suffolk Mayoral Race

Posted by: toddw 9/22/2020 10:08 PM

Libertarians / Greens / Journalism In 2020 (pt 2) / Suffolk Mayoral Race

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Cathy Lewis will talk to representatives of the local Libertarian and Green parties about the state of the 2020 election. We will also discuss the future of journalism with a rising reporter. Then we will hear from candidates running for mayor of Suffolk. 

Today's Guests:
William Duke - Tidewater Libertarians
Tina Rockett - Hampton Roads Greens
Jaquelyn Kim - The Cavalier Daily
Linda Johnson - Mayor Of Suffolk

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Marcus Alert / The Legacy Of Justice Ginsburg / Journalism In 2020 / Portsmouth Mayoral Race

Posted by: toddw 9/21/2020 10:40 PM

Marcus Alert / The Legacy Of Justice Ginsburg / Journalism In 2020 / Portsmouth Mayoral Race

Monday, September 21, 2020

The sister of a Black man killed by police while he was reportedly having a mental health crisis will join HearSay to discuss a new bill to address the issue. We will also talk to Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy about the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Then we will talk about the closing of the Daily Press office and the industry of journalism. Finally, a candidate for the Portsmouth mayoral race will discuss his plans for the city. Tune in to 89.5 WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Princess Blanding - Sister of Marcus-David Peters
Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy - HD-02
Ryan Murphy - Tidewater Media Guild
Danny Meeks - Candidate For Mayor Of Portsmouth

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AG Mark Herring / Chesapeake Bay Lawsuit / Portsmouth Mayoral Race

Posted by: toddw 9/16/2020 10:15 PM

AG Mark Herring / Chesapeake Bay Lawsuit / Portsmouth Mayoral Race

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Last week, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring joined attorney generals from Maryland and Washington, D.C. to sue the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for what they say is its failure to protect the Chesapeake Bay. We’ll talk to Attorney General Herring about the lawsuit. WHRO’s Sam Turken will also join to discuss his reporting on the water quality in the Bay. And finally, we’ll hear from more of the candidates for mayor in the City of Portsmouth.

Today's Guests:
Mark Herring - Attorney General Of Virginia
Sam Turken - WHRO
Cliff Page - Candidate For Mayor Of Portsmouth
Shannon Glover - Candidate For Mayor Of Portsmouth

 

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The US Census / Portsmouth Mayoral Race

Posted by: toddw 9/15/2020 10:12 PM

The US Census / Portsmouth Mayoral Race

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

There are less than four weeks left to fill out the U.S. Census which helps the government determine where to send federal money for certain programs. Gaylene Kanoyton, a member of the state’s Complete Count Commission, will join us to discuss its importance. Then we’ll hear from several of the candidates for mayor in the City of Portsmouth.

Today's Guests:
Gaylene Kanoyton - VA Complete Count Commission
Donna Sayegh - Candidate For Mayor Of Portsmouth
Anthony "Tony" Goodwin - Candidate For Mayor Of Portsmouth
Paul Battle - Candidate For Mayor Of Portsmouth

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Phase 3 / USPS / Third Parties / Serenity

Posted by: toddw 9/14/2020 10:07 PM

Phase 3 / USPS / Third Parties / Serenity

Monday, September 14, 2020

Hampton Roads has entered Phase 3 with the easing of coronavirus restrictions. We will discuss the effects with WHRO's Mechelle Hankerson and our audience. We will also discuss the conditions for postal workers. Then, we will talk about third parties in this year's election. Finally, Dr. Lisa Mazzio from Watermark Psychological Services returns to help us deal with the feeling of being overwhelmed Tun in to 89.5 WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Mechelle Hankerson - WHRO
Cheryl Taliaferro - American Postal Workers, Local 262
Tyler Eldred - Tidewater Democratic Socialists Of America
Dr. Lisa Mazzio - Watermark Psychological Services

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Elections / Schools

Posted by: toddw 9/9/2020 10:07 PM

Elections / Schools

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Today officially kicks off our coverage of local and state elections. We’ll talk to the candidates for mayor in the City of Virginia Beach about why they think they deserve the job. But first we'll discuss challenges to schools during the COVID era.

Today's Guests:
Bobby Dyer - Mayor Of Virginia Beach
Jody Wagner - Candidate For Mayor Of Virginia Beach
Judy Jankowski - Chesapeake Bay Academy
Peter Coutu - The Virginian-Pilot

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