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The LGBT Equality Caucus
The LGBT Equality Caucus - 5:26
In June 2008, Reps. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Barney Frank, D-Mass., established the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus. That same year, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., was elected to Congress, becoming the first openly gay male elected as a freshman congressman. Rep. Polis, co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus joins Paul Lisnek to reflect on what sparked his run for office a decade ago, and the work of the Caucus today.
Agtech Future in the Salinas Valley
The Salinas Valley, nestled in the center of California, the agriculture anchor of the nation, is often referred to as the “Salad Bowl of the world.” Paul Farmer, President of the Salinas Valley Chamber of commerce, discusses the chambers' work in promoting business efforts to move the valley towards becoming the world leader of Agtech. Interview Recorded September 26, 2017.
The Olympic City
The Olympic City - 4:30
The home to the United States Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs was ranked number five by U.S. News & World Report on the list of "2016 Best Places to Live(USA). Jeff Greene Chief of Staff? describes city collaborations and how they support to the overall success of the city. Greene identifies the top priority for the mayors office and summarizes the low unemployment rate. Interview date 06/21/2017