February 16

Roger Katz, Hannah Pingree start TV show in Maine

The assistant Republican leader and former Democratic House speaker Hannah will discuss a wide range of topics.

The Associated Press

AUGUSTA — Assistant Republican Leader Sen. Roger Katz and former Democratic House Speaker Hannah Pingree are starting a new weekly political television program in Maine.

Roger Katz

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Hannah Pingree

On “Pingree and Katz, the Maine Event,” the two will discuss topics from welfare reform to gun control. The show, which will air throughout the state on Time Warner Cable Channel 9, will also feature guests invited to debate the issue of the day.

The show will air every Tuesday at 7 p.m. and can also be streamed online through the show’s Facebook page.

In their first episode that aired last week, Katz and Pingree discussed the legalization of marijuana with guests such as Republican Sen. David Burns of Whiting and David Boyer, Maine political director for the Marijuana Policy Project.

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