On the broadcast today we had 2 guests speaking about Ohio SB 5 as this is the Anniversary of Governor Kasich signing of the Bill. Our first guest was John T McNay, President, Ohio Conference, American Association of University Professors, and he talked about the memories of the fight and the ruthless attack on the Middle Class! Our second guest was Connie Pillich,State Representative and Candidate for Ohio Treasurer, and she talked about Collective Bargaining and what she did to stand up against SB 5!
On the broadcast today we had retired Professor John Russo, and he talked about several topics including what’s going on in Youngstown Ohio, the UAW vote in Tennessee, and Income Inequality! Our second guest was Leo Gerard, General President of the United Steelworkers Union(USW), and he covered Voter’s Rights/Voter Suppression in Ohio, Campaign Finances, The Keystone Pipeline, and Exporting Raw Crude Oil!
On the broadcast today we had Bill Samuel, Legislative Director of the AFL-CIO, and he talked about several topics including Northwestern University Football team unionizing, Jobless Benefits, Minimum Wage, Infrastructure, Trans Pacific Partnership, and Polls indicating Americans are Dissatisfied with the Government! Our second guest was Lou Dubose, Editor of the Washington Spectator and he talked about Art Pope/North Carolina and what’s going on in Jasper Texas!
On the broadcast today we had Mark Naymik, Political Columnist for the Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com. and he talked about the Governor’s Race, Other Ohio State races, the Cuyahoga County Executive Race, and the New Cleveland Tourism Campaign! Our second guest was Lauren Weiner, with Americans United for Change(AUC), and she talked about the “Give America a Raise” Bus Tour!
On the broadcast today we had Jeffrey Stoffer, Managing Editor of The American Legion Magazine, and he talked about several topics including the American Legion’s 54th Washington Conference, the re-awakening of Patriotism in America’s second Largest City, Los Angeles, No Flags for the Fallen, and over prescription of Opioids for Veterans! Our second guest was Gary Tiboni, President of Teamsters Local 436, and he talked about the Cargill Salt Mines, the New 3 year contract with the Ohio Turnpike Workers, and what the Teamsters are doing to fight Right to Work in Ohio!
On the broadcast today we had Dan Troy, Lake County Commissioner, and he talked about several topics including the County Commissioners Association of Ohio unanimously endorse State Issue #1, repairing the County’s infrastructure in the aftermath of a long, hard winter, and Unmet needs will remain Unmet to finance more Tax cuts! Our second guest was Ed Wytkind,General President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, and he talked about the Highway Trust Fund running out faster than anticipated, setting standards regarding Drug and Alcohol testing at Foreign Aircraft Repair Stations.
On the broadcast today we had Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and she talked about several topics including Ford Motor Company bringing Jobs from Mexico to Ohio, The Success of Collective Bargaining is the reason for Ford’s announcement, and the Trans Pacific Partnership! Our second guest was Greg Smith, President of Energy Optimizers USA, and he talked about Clean Energy Jobs in Ohio and the Extension of Tax Credits for Renewable Energy!
On the broadcast today we had Recca Wilkins, from Citizens for Tax Justice(CTJ), and she talked about Corporate Tax Dodging(26 Fortune 500 firms paid no taxes over a 5-year period)! Our second guest was Philip Mattera, from Good Jobs First, and he talked about Subsidies for Large Corporations!
On the broadcast today we had Melissa Cropper, President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers, and she talked about the Coalition for Community Schools National Forum and AFT stopping Gates funding! Our second guest was Pat Gallagher, with the United Steel Workers(USW) and North Coast Area Labor Federation, and he talked about several topics including Senator Sherrod Brown being named Chairman of the Senate Steel Caucus, a story about “Fighting chance American Steel” being filmed in Lorain Ohio, and the National AFL-CIO Campaign to Raise Wages, Common Sense Economics, and Resolution 28!