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Upcoming & Recent VA government livestreams
March 12, 2021 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (ET)

Upcoming Livestreams
Joint Subcommittee to Study Mental Health in the Twenty-first Century – April 20, 2021 at  2:00 pm

Recent livestreams:
Redistricting Commission  April 12, 2021 –  10 am
General Assembly Session,
April 7, 2021 at noon
Commission on School Construction and Modernization– April 1, 2021
Major Employment and Investment (MEI) Project Approval Commission March 26, 2021
Public Private Partnership Advisory Commission – March 11, 2021
Capitol Square Preservation Council on March 11, 2021

Final 2021 Senate Sessions on February 27, 2021:
10am to 6pm (part 1)
6:30pm to 11pm (part 2)

Final 2020 House Session on February 27, 2021:
11am to 11:13pm 

Livestream: House of Delegates streaming site

Date: March 12, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Senate Committee aircasts
April 13, 2021 – 6:00 pm (ET)

These aircasts will be focused on the recent activities of Senate committees during the 2021 General Assembly. Committee chairs will host these aircasts with members of their committees and their invited audience.

Aircasts are Zoom meetings with a host, featured guests, and an online audience livestreamed to the public and archived as YouTube videos.

A recording of the livestreams will be archived in the Virginia onAir Hub and in our Virginia onAir YouTube channel.

Moderator:

  • Kerrie Thompson

Date: April 13, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm

Producer:

  • Shuaib Ahmed

House Committee aircasts
April 14, 2021 – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (ET)

These aircasts will be focused on the recent activities of House and Senate committees  during the 2021 General Assembly. Committee chairs will host these aircasts with members of their committees and their invited audience.

Aircasts are Zoom meetings with a host, featured guests, and an online audience livestreamed to the public and archived as YouTube videos.

A recording of the livestreams will be archived in the Virginia onAir Hub and in our Virginia onAir YouTube channel.

Moderator:

  • Kerrie Thompson, Virginia onAir

Lead Sponsor:  Democracy onAir

Date: April 14, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Producer:

  • Shuaib Ahmed

Archival Locations: YouTube Channel

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam gives March 23 coronavirus update
March 23, 2021 – 12:00 pm (ET)

Gov. Ralph Northam will give an update on coronavirus in the commonwealth on Tuesday.

Livestream: YouTube Live

Date: March 23, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm

Producer:

  • WSLS 10

Gov. Ralph Northam to sign bill ending the death penalty in Virginia
March 24, 2021 – 2:00 pm (ET)

Gov. Ralph Northam will sign legislation on Wednesday abolishing the death penalty in Virginia.
Senator Scott Surovell also will be speaking.

Livestream: YouTube Live

Date: March 24, 2021
Time: 2:00 pm

Producer:

  • VPM

About the US onAir Network
February 6, 2020 (02:00)
Power Lunch – Health Care Policy
November 13, 2020 – 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)

The Schar School’s Power Lunch event series gathers some of the world’s top political leaders, journalists, and experts to discuss the prospects for the next four years of US public policy.  Each week, influential thinkers address some of the most pressing issues facing the United States and the world. All events will stream live on the Schar School’s YouTube channel.

Webpagehttps://schar.gmu.edu/powerlunch

Moderator:

  • Justin Gest, Associate Professor of Policy and Government, connect at jgest@gmu.edu

Panel:

  • Tom Daschle, connect at former US Senator (D-SD)

  • Zeke Emanuel, connect at Center for American Progress

  • Sarah Kliff, connect at New York Times

Livestream: YouTube
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Lead Sponsor: Schar School of Policy and Government

Date: November 13, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Host:

  • Justin Gest, Moderator

Schar Power Lunch – US-Middle East Relations
January 8, 2021 – 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm (ET)

The Schar School’s Power Lunch event series gathers some of the world’s top political leaders, journalists, and experts to discuss the prospects for the next four years of US public policy.  Each week, influential thinkers address some of the most pressing issues facing the United States and the world. All events will stream live on the Schar School’s YouTube channel.

Featured Guest(s):

  • Ben Hubbard, New York Times

  • Vali Nasr, formerly State Department

  • Robin Wright,, The New Yorker

Livestream: YouTube Live

Date: January 8, 2021
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Host:

  • Justin Gest, Associate Professor of Policy and Government

Archival Locations: Schar YouTube Channel

Schar Power Lunch – US-Euro Relations
December 18, 2020 – 12:00 pm (ET)

The Schar School’s Power Lunch event series gathers some of the world’s top political leaders, journalists, and experts to discuss the prospects for the next four years of US public policy.  Each week, influential thinkers address some of the most pressing issues facing the United States and the world. All events will stream live on the Schar School’s YouTube channel.

Featured Guest(s):

  • Heather Conley, CSIS

  • Edward Luce, Financial Times

  • Celeste Wallander, formerly National Security Council

Livestream: YouTube Live

Date: December 18, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm

Host:

  • Justin Gest, , Associate Professor of Policy and Government, Schar School

Archival Locations: Schar YouTube Channel

Schar Power Lunch – Climate Change
December 11, 2020 – 12:01 pm (ET)

The Schar School’s Power Lunch event series gathers some of the world’s top political leaders, journalists, and experts to discuss the prospects for the next four years of US public policy.  Each week, influential thinkers address some of the most pressing issues facing the United States and the world. All events will stream live on the Schar School’s YouTube channel.

Panel:

  • Jainey Bavishi, City of New York

  • Andrew Light, formerly State Department

  • Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic.

Livestream: YouTube Live

Date: December 11, 2020
Time: 12:01 pm

Host:

  • Justin Gest, Associate Professor of Policy and Government, Schar School

Archival Locations: Schar YouTube Channel

Schar Power Lunch – Immigration Policy
December 4, 2020 – 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)

Panel:

  • Caitlin Dickerson, New York Times

  • Senator Jeff Flake, former US Senator (R-AZ)

  • Krishanti Vignarajah, LIRS

Livestream
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Lead Sponsor: Schar School of Policy and Government

Date: December 4, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Host:

  • Justin Gest, Associate Professor of Policy and Government, Schar School

Archival Locations: Schar YouTube Channel

Schar Power Lunch – Economic Policy
November 20, 2020 – 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)

The Schar School’s Power Lunch event series gathers some of the world’s top political leaders, journalists, and experts to discuss the prospects for the next four years of US public policy.  Each week, influential thinkers address some of the most pressing issues facing the United States and the world. All events will stream live on the Schar School’s YouTube channel.

Webpage: https://schar.gmu.edu/powerlunch

Moderator:

  • Justin Gest, Associate Professor of Policy and Government

Panel:

  • Annie Lowrey, The Atlantic

  • Steve Pearlstein, Washington Post

  • Betsey Stevenson, formerly Council of Economic Advisers

Livestream
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Lead Sponsor: Schar School of Policy and Government

Date: November 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Archival Locations: Schar YouTube Channel

Power Lunch – 2020 Election Roundtable
M Ball, J Capehart, T EdsallOctober 30, 2020 (01:29:00)