Today’s show 3-16-12

Today on the show we started a new monthly segment “Alcohol and Drugs” America’s Invisible Thief”  discussing the problem of drug use in the youth of America. The co-host was Jim Joyner and our first guest  was Judge Anita Laster Mays and she talked about the Greater Cleveland Drug Courts. This series will air on the 3rd Friday of every month! For more of this interview, go to the Archive section of our website. www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-15-12

Today on the show we had 2 new guests…our first guest was  Dr. Dean Baker, Economist with the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and he talked about our economy and how far it needs to go to recover from the housing crash. He also talked about that growth has picked up but our government could do more! Our second guest was Robert Creamer with Democracy Partners and he talked about policing contributions and what happened with Target last year. For more on these interviews, go to the archive section of our website. www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-14-12

Today on the show we had 3 guests…our first guest was Congressman Steve LaTourette and he talked about the Highway Bill…Our second guest was Attorney John Climaco and he talked about a class action suit they filed regarding the process of Fracking for oil against some oil companies…Our third guest was Ed Coyle from the Alliance of Retired Americans and he talked about Mitt Romney and about the 2 year anniversary of Health Care reform. For more on the interviews, go to the Archive section of our website. www.awfradio.com.

Today’s show 3-13-12

Today on the show we had  2 of our regular guests…first up was Jim Cullen of the Progressive Populist and he talked about the Wall street Bailout and Bank of America. Our second guest was Sportswriter Dan Coughlin and he talked about Boxer Johnny Kilbane and this being the 100th anniversary of him winning the featherweight title and his life in politics after boxing…For more on these interviews, go to the archive section of our website. www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-12-12

Today on the show we had Anthony Rodriguez from the Ohio Consumers Counsel and he talked about competition  in the electric industry and what that means for electric service and about Gov. Kasich energy proposal. Our second guest was Matt Gardner from the organization Citizens For Tax Justice and he talked about President Obama’s corporate tax reform plan…For more on these interviews, got to the Archive section of our website. www.awfradio.com.

Today’s show 3-9-12

Today on the show we had 3 guests! our first guest was Orman Hall of the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services and he talked about doctors in Ohio prescribing nearly 1000% increase in opiate based painkillers in the past 10 years and the effects on Ohioans! Our second guest was Bill Armstrong the Business Manager of Plumbers Local 55 and he talked about Union plumbers and  World Plumbing Day and why it is important to hire qualified plumbers. Finally on the show was one of our regular guests, attorney Mike Apicella and he talked about several Ohio Supreme court cases. For more on these interviews, go to the archive section of our website…www,awfradio.com.

Today’s show 3-8-12

Today on the show we had Tim Krueger of Policy Matters Ohio and he talked about Manufacturing and why it is important to our economy…Our second guest was Josh Nesser of the UAW and he talked about the budget and taxes. For more details on these interviews, go to our Archive page on the website. www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-7-12

Today on the show we had 3 guests and our first guest was General President Jimmy Williams of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, and he talked about several things including Super Tuesday and Illinois Governor Pat Quin visiting IUPAT. Our second guest was Rich Prospal with the  American Society of Sanitary Engineering/ World Plumbing Council and he talked about “World Plumbing Day” and why it is important. Our third guest was Zach Teutsch from the National Labor College and he talked about Financial empowerment for Union families! for more of these interviews, go to the Archive section of our website. www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-6-12

Today on the show we had Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga and he talked about what the AFL-CIO is doing today on election day. Also he talked about the attacks on Senator Sherrod Brown and how “Right to Work” is wrong! Our second guest was the Mayor of North Olmsted and he talked about things going on in the city and his cabinet! For more of these interviews, go to the archive section of our website. www.awfradio.com

Today’s show 3-5-12

Today on the show we had Mark Gruenberg of Press Associates Inc. who talked about the AFL-CIO new website and PLA’s and anti-union legislation. Our second guest was Sue McConnell of the BBB and she talked about bad contractors and scams to look out for…To hear these interviews in their entirety, go to the Archive section of our web site, www.awfradio.com