Jan 18, 2018
Today on No Limits, we'll talk about the controversy surrounding logging and other forestry management techniques - in Yellowwood State Forest and statewide. Our guests will be Jack Seifert, State Forester with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (prerecorded interview); Dr. Leslie Bishop, science advisor for the Indiana Forest Alliance; and Dr. Gabriel Filippelli, IUPUI Professor of Earth Sciences. As always, we do our best to make sure all points of view are heard.
Jan 16, 2018
Taking stock of the larger political scene as we look out over the coming year. Our bi-partisan panel includes Republican Peter Rusthoven and Democrat David Orentlicher, both veterans of the show. Rusthoven is a partner at an Indianapolis law office. He has a multi-dimensional practice and his business experience ranges from manufacturing to publishing to healthcare. Orentlicher is currently a Professor at UNLV. He is recognized for his expertise in health and constitutional law and was also an Indiana State Representative.
Jan 11, 2018
Charges of overburdened caseworkers have surrounded Indiana's Department of Child Services for years, but criticism reached a new level when the director of DCS resigned less than a month ago. Mary Beth Bonaventura's letter to the governor about the state's failure to meet the needs of its most vulnerable children made national headlines and certainly has the attention of Indiana legislators. Today on No Limits, our guests to discuss what needs to happen at DCS are Juvenile Court Judge Marilyn Moores; Sharon Pierce, President and CEO of The Villages; Sen. Tim Lanane, D - Anderson; Sen. Erin Houchin, R - Salem; and Rep. Ed Delaney, D - Indianapolis.
Jan 09, 2018
As age and culture demographics shift in the United States, studies show that the way Americans approach charitable giving is changing, too. Today on No Limits we look at the growing trend of Giving Circles. What is a Giving Circle and how does it work to provide support for philanthropies? Our guests are Karen Holly, Vice President of the board of directors for Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis; Sara Pugh, a new member of Impact 100 and director of external affairs for Volunteers of America of Indiana; and Jenna Spurrier, a founding member of Impact 100 and current board member.
Jan 04, 2018
Today on No Limits, what is Civic Health, and how do Hoosiers fare when we take a close look at their civic engagement? Measuring everything from voter turnout to participation in community groups to how often families eat dinner together, the Indiana Civic Health Index reveals Indiana residents excel - and where there's room for change. Our guests are retired Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall Shepard, Indiana Bar Foundation Executive Director Charles Dunlap, and Jeff Coates of the National Conference on Citizenship.
Jan 02, 2018
Before the 2018 short session of the Indiana General Assembly opened, host John Krull sat down to talk with Governor Eric Holcomb and caucus leaders about the pressing issues before legislators. In addition to the governor, John is joined by Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, R - Indianapolis; Senator David Long, R - Fort Wayne; House Minority Leader Terry Goodin, D - Austin; and Senator Tim Lanane, D - Anderson.
Dec 26, 2017
Looking for a great movie to catch during the holiday hubub? Our merry band of film reviewers visits No Limits once again to share their thoughts on current films and those that came before. How do your 2017 favorites stack up against those of Matthew Socey of Film Soceyology, Christopher Lloyd of The Film Yap, and Ed Johnson-Ott of NUVO? Plus, a peek into the films of 2018...
Dec 21, 2017
Are neighborhoods and gathering spots different today than they used to be? Today on No Limits we'll talk about placemaking efforts, specifically a statewide program designed to provide matching grant funds for projects that bring people into connection with one another. From beautification projects to community kitchens and everything in between, ideas are unlimited. Our guests are Carmen Lethig, Placemaking Manager, Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA); Veronica Watson, Director of Indiana Operations, Patronicity; and Joanna Taft, Executive Director, Harrison Center.
Dec 19, 2017
No Limits talks with members of WFYI's Side Effects Public Media team, reporters and producers invested in great journalism about public health issues impacting Hoosiers. From the opioid crisis to the health of Indiana's new babies, Side Effects reports bring both the human side and an understanding of public policy to listeners. Our guests are managing editor Carmel Wroth; reporter/producers Jake Harper, Sarah Fentem, and Emily Forman.
Dec 14, 2017
The news cycle on accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior among the high-powered, the celebrated and the elected continues unabated. What's next? Will the #metoo movement change anything for those who don't work for someone notable? And who's being left out of the conversation? Today on No Limits, our guests are Rima Shahid, Executive Director of Women4Change Indiana; Tracy Horth Krueger, Executive Director of the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault; Deborah Daniels, Krieg DeVault's Managing Partner, also former U.S. Attorney and U.S. Assistant Attorney General; and Kit Malone, Transgender Education and Advocacy Coordinator for the ACLU of Indiana.
Dec 12, 2017
Indianapolis gained international focus in 2016 when presidential candidate Donald Trump began using workers at the Carrier and Rexnord manufacturing plants as examples in his discussions about American workers. Fast forward to one year later - where are those workers now and in a state that's so heavily reliant on advanced manufacturing, what does the future workforce look like? Today on No Limits, we're joined by Emily Wornell, researcher assistant professor at Ball State's Center for Business and Economic Research, and Brandyn Ferguson of Endress + Hauser and Aspire Johnson County.
Dec 07, 2017
Knowing when to keep something and when to let go of it can be just as hard for cities as it is for people. Today on No Limits, a preview of the new WFYI documentary "The Past in The Present," the story of historic preservation in Indianapolis. David Baker of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission joins Bill Brown, Commission President, to talk about how the city's views on its architectural and cultural history have changed.