Thursday, August 24, 2006

WCLC/AFSCME Locals 579 and 48 Candidate Forum is on the air!

The Winnebago County Labor Council and AFSCME Locals 579 and 48 hosted a Candidates Forum on July 25, 2006 in Oshkosh. Invited were candidates for the 53rd, 54th, 55th and 56th Assembly Districts in Wisconsin. The forum was taped by the Labor Council secretary and the 53rd and 54th AD forum is currently playing on Oshkosh Cable Access channel 2. Air times for the rest of the week are:

8/26: 1:30 and 7:00PM
8/27: 9:00PM

In addition, there are other interviews, etc. of candidates also running on cable access. The Labor Chicks encourage everyone to become an informed voter--it's your civic duty!


Rep. Steve Nass-ty has a new target

State Representative Steve Nass (R-Whitewater) has found a new enemy--Workers Independent News, a radio and print news service which highlights issues important to working families and union members. What is this guy's problem? He just doesn't seem to think that issues like academic freedom and exposure to other's ideas is a good thing. What a boring world it would be if we all thought the same thoughts. What would we have to talk about?

Read more about it here:

You will notice the Labor Chicks have added a link to Workers Independent News on their site. Heh heh, Rep. Nass, come and get us!