On November 8th, Oregon voters will decide whether to pass “Measure 97” and establish a new tax on corporate sales within the state. Revenue would go to education, health care, and senior services. Tony Castaneda talks with teachers’ advocate Tad Shannon about the referendum. Yes on 97 Website NY Times: Measure 97 Splits Oregon Voters
WORT FM host Tony Castaneda speaks with the owners of Let It Ride Cold Brew as well as the Parched Eagle brewmaster.
To prepare for moving day, Tony Castaneda talks with Anders Zanikowski of the Tenant Resource Center. Learn what to do about problems with a new apartment at move in and what landlords can do with property left behind. Get the lowdown on bedbugs, a nasty problem that’s put the kibosh on Hippie Christmas.
Tony Castaneda talks with Ken Baun of Open Doors for Refugees, a new group that brings together people and organizations that want to welcome new refugees to the Madison area. Open Doors will sponsor a potluck picnic on Sunday, August 7 where people can meet, learn and enjoy free music and activities.
One topic you wont hear about at the Democratic convention is public education. Tony Castaneda and guest Tim Slekar of Busted Pencils discuss what the Dems need to do to build public support for schools that prepare our kids for full citizenship, not test taking.
Tony Castaneda interviews Greg Gelembiuk of the Community Response Team (CRT) about Madison Police Chief Mike Koval’s leadership and policy problems, especially use of force policies. CRT is spearheading a community effort to make Koval accountable for his actions.