Today’s show 4-16-14

On the broadcast today we had Former Congressman Steve LaTourette. and he talked about several issues including the Lake County race with incumbent Dave Joyce, the Highway Bill, The Passenger Rail Bill, and Unemployment Insurance! Our second guest was Matthew Rothschild, Editor of the Progressive Magazine, and he talked about the Progressive Merger with the Center for Media and Democracy, Governor Walker announcing he is running for re-election, and Moderate Wisconsin Republicans not seeking re-election!

Today’s show 4-15-14

On the broadcast today we had 3 guests!!! Our first guest was Melissa Cropper, President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers, and she talked about SB 229(Teacher Evaluations)! Our second guest was Cal Halvorsen, Director of Research for Encore.Org, and he talked about “Encore Careers”- Socially-Impactful work past Midlife! Our third guest was Pat Gallagher, from the North Coast Area Labor Federation & United Steel Workers Union(USW), and he talked about several issues including Dredging the Cuyahoga River for Arcelormittal Steel Plant, Imported Steel Rebar, and Local AFL-CIO Endorsed Candidates!

Today’s show 4-14-14

On the broadcast today we had Marty Berkowitz, with the Ohio Consumers Counsel, and he talked about several issues including HB 483, and Natural gas prices! Our second guest was Terry O’Sullivan, President of the Laborers’ International Union of North America(LIUNA), and he talked about Unemployment, The Keystone Pipeline, and the Highway Bill!

Today’s show 4-11-14

On the broadcast today we had Frank Mathews, with the Communication Workers of America(CWA) and he talked about several issues including Campaign Finance, Voter’s Rights! Our Second guest was Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice, Mary Jane Trapp, and she also talked about McCutcheon v. Federal Elections Commission- striking down Campaign Finance Reform. and another case about Military Benefits…

Today’s show 4-10-14

On the broadcast today we had 3 guests!!! Our first guest was Amy Hanauer, with Policy Matters Ohio, and she talked about how Cuts to Student Aid or Blocking Ohio Students from Higher Education! Our second guest was Harriet Applegate,President of the Cleveland AFL-CIO, and she talked about the “March For Justice” Rally this weekend for extending Unemployment Benefits! Our third guest was Sylvia Johnson, Legislative Director of the UAW, and she talked about the UAW appealing the decision at the VW plant in Tennessee, The Ryan Budget, Unemployment Insurance, and Trade!

Today’s show 4-9-14

On the broadcast today we had Sean Sweeney, from the Cornell Global Labor Institute, and he talked about several topics including Money in Politics, the Keystone Pipeline won’t bring jobs or help the price of gas, the need for a Jobs Program, and Global Warming! Our second guest was Rich Fiesta, with the Alliance of Retired Americans, and he talked about Paul Ryan’s Budget!!!

Today’s show 4-8-14

On the broadcast today we had 3 guests!!! Our first guest was Jim Cullen, Editor of The Progressive Populist, and he talked about the government not addressing Climate Change! Our second guest was Dave Rinebolt, from the Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy, and he talked about SB 310 and how it is Bad for Ohio! Our third guest was Sportswriter Dan Coughlin and he talked about the NCAA Finals and the NLRB decision on Northwestern University Football players!

Today’s show 4-7-14

On the broadcast today we had Mark Gruenberg, Editor of Press Associates Inc., and he talked about several topics including the Jobless Stats that just came out, the Minimum Wage Push, and the safety problems at the Nation’s Oil Refineries 9 years after the BP plant in Texas City blew up! Our next guest was Sue McConnell, with the Cleveland Better Business Bureau, and she talked about several scams including out of state locksmiths posing as local businesses, The IRS phone scams, and Car Wrap Scams!

Today’s show 4-4-14

On the broadcast today we had Tom Buffenbarger, President of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers(IAMAW), and he talked about several topics including Right to Work, the Machinists Pension Plan, Organizing the Boeing Workers, and the Governor of South Carolina and her Anti-Union stance! Our second guest was Dorsey Hager, Executive-Secretary Treasurer of the Columbus/Central Ohio Building Trades Council, and he talked about his ideas for Increasing Market Share in Columbus and Central Ohio, Community Involvement for members of the Building Trades, Right to Work, PLA’s and Prevailing Wage!

Today’s show 4-3-14

On the broadcast today we had 3 guests!!! Our first 2 guests were David Smith and Ryan Larkin, representing Ohio Association For Justice, and they talked about the Transition of College Athletes to the World of Professional Sports from the perspective of an NBA and NFL certified agent/contract advisor! Our third guest was Senator Sherrod Brown, and he talked about Raising Minimum Wage, WTO Rare Earth Decision, and exporting Natural Gas…