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BID opponents on next steps

Four smiling people wearing headphones sit at a table in a radio talk studio: A man front left has black hair and is wearing a grey and purple patterned sweater; a woman back left has short brown hair and is wearing a black t-shirt; a woman back right is wearing a black hat and a red, and white scarf; a man at right has short dark hair and is wearing a blue long-sleeved shirt and a blue vest and jeans
Mari Tsuchiya
(foreground) Kim Smith, (background) Kelly Cheatle, and Jackie McGriff on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Monday, April 29, 2024

A coalition of business owners, lawmakers, activists, and citizens has been celebrating the demise of the recent downtown Rochester BID proposal. BID stands for Business Improvement District.

Now that the BID is dead, what does the coalition want to see happen? They explain.

Our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.