The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of two Cleveland laws that aim to reduce panhandling. The ACLU says the laws violate free speech. Then, environmentalists, lawmakers, and scientists weigh in on concerns for the future of the Great Lakes, especially the most vulnerable of the lakes, Lake Erie. This as the Trump administration is getting closer to unveiling a budget that reportedly looks to limit money for environmental programs.
-Joe Mead, Volunteer Attorney with the ACLU of Ohio
-Brian Davis, Executive Director, Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless
-Joseph Giuliano, President, Downtown Cleveland Residents Association
-Dr. Jeffrey Reutter, Ph.D, Special Advisor, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab at The Ohio State University
-Todd Ambs, Campaign Director, Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition
-James McCarty, Reporter, Columnist, The Plain Dealer
-Karen Kasler, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief