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"bernard congress" Discussed on KZSC 88.1 FM Santa Cruz
"Walton and Gordon Moore have called for a hearing to discuss the impact of class cuts on students at City College of San Francisco last fall CCS of administrators announced they would cut more than three hundred classes affecting communities of color older adults are high school students to take classes to meet college entry requirements here's supervisor Siobhan Walton these decisions were may without proper community input and the way city college administration handled this situation has brought us to where we are now with the city needing the stepping in to support our most vulnerable populations will be disproportionately impacted by these class cuts we deserve to know how and why these cut classes were chosen and how these cuts will impact our students no C. CSF administrators were present at the hearing Walton and several other supervisors you're proposing the city stepped in to help restore the classes with a supplemental appropriation of two point seven million dollars that move was applauded by students and faculty they were outraged when the CCS of chancellor emailed the mayor and supervisors declining the proposal for additional city funding at today's hearing self described community member Eris eagerly reminded the supervisors committee that the problem said CCSS need to be seen in the context of the larger crisis of job in security and homelessness in San Francisco and they were already facing a big crisis in San Francisco along with housing along with the education that gives us proper economics fully live in San Francisco so if we can't get the education that we need to create economics the state services school being we're challenged we're facing a homeless crisis of adults and the children can't take classes to meet the economic needs of the future some Cisco they were going to really have an issue with more homeless children on the street C. CSF administrators propose decimating programs for older adults cutting them by ninety percent in the spring semester the San Francisco Human Services agency will take over most of those classes saving them from the chopping block merrily earn as a student at CCS seven represents the equity for older students organization she denounced CCS set for proposing the nearly complete destruction of the older adults program in terms have income many people at the seniors going to take these programs are living on pensions are living on social security so this is one of the few things that they have that they need to feel connected to feel vibrant in the community supervisor Walden said the city needs to have a deeper discussion with C. CSF that discussion may take place on February fourteenth when another hearing has been scheduled the F. B. I.'s laid out new protocols today for how we conduct electronic surveillance in national security cases the agency was responding to a justice department inspector general report that harshly criticized the girls handling of the Russia investigation the changes detailed in a thirty page filing with the U. secretive foreign intelligence surveillance court are meant to ensure that wire tap applications are more closely scrutinized before being submitted for a judge's approval and that they contain accurate information about the reliability and potential bias of sources from agents rely on the FBI also said additional training would be implemented the following comes one month after the chief judge of the surveillance court in a rare public directives ordered the FBI to say how it would correct shortcomings identified in last month's watchdog report on the bureau's investigation into ties between Russia and Donald trump's twenty sixteen presidential campaign the inspector general report found that F. B. I. applications to eavesdrop on a former trump campaign eight Carter page omitted key information about the credibility of sources it was relying on it also alleged that an FBI lawyer had doctor didn't email used in connection with one of the applications the report also concluded that the F. B. I. investigation was opened for a legitimate purpose both Democrats and Republicans unified to call for changes some Democrats had already been skeptical of the F. B. I.'s expansive surveillance authorities while Republican allies of trump held up the report to argue that one of the president's campaign aides had been unfairly treated civil liberties groups have long charged that the secretive surveillance policies breed abuse the environmental law firm earth justice has filed a lawsuit against Florida state agencies and the federal government claiming they failed to study the impact on Florida's endangered cancer in improving road widening projects Panthers are solitary elusive animals fewer than two hundred of them remain in their wild habitat today terminal gums reports conservation groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday against state and federal agencies over road widening projects in the middle of Florida's critical panther habitats widening projects along state roads twenty nine eighty two in southwest Florida also include the first continuous flow intersection in the state designed to help traffic flow more smoothly while drivers are attempting left turns state road eighty two will go from two lanes to six and stressed a staff attorney body Malloy says that spells trouble for Florida's endangered Panthers with eighty five percent of their deaths are on roadways I'm not I think bigger wider roads means further areas for the Pantech across and more vehicles on the road for the pantry to try to Dodge so there's different ways to take that in consideration and mitigate the impact and the agencies are failing to do that on behalf of the Sierra Club and the environmental confederation of southwest Florida earth justice filed suit against the Florida department of transportation the US fish and Wildlife Service and the US army corps of engineers Florida transportation officials have said the roads will pay big dividends to those who use them among several claims will always says the loss he points out the Florida department of transportation excluded its own findings that the road widening is likely to adversely affect the Florida panther by destroying key habitat and increasing the potential for fatal motor vehicle collisions unfortunately with these projects they seem to be a trend where they're doing an adequate level of review and dispatching these through which is of course causing great alarm press and the species and habitat that'll impact the US fish and Wildlife Service issued a biological opinion that the road work was unlikely to hurt the panther but the lawsuit claims that conclusion is flawed on the federal endangered species list since nineteen sixty seven there are now only one hundred to one hundred and sixty Florida Panthers left in the wild and Malloy's says southwest Florida is their last remaining while territory for public news service I'm from Algodones Virginia lawmakers voted today to ban firearms at the state capitol newly empowered Democrats who made up the majority of us special rules committee voted to ban guns at the capitol in a legislative office building Republicans protested the measure public officials have expressed concerns about planned rallies on January twentieth said to draw huge crowds of pro gun and gun safety advocates gun rights advocates member around Virginia and even out of state have pledged to turn out in force to highlight their resistance to proposed gun safety measures Republicans said visitors to the capital and lawmakers should be able to choose to protect themselves as they see fit some Republicans routinely carry guns while serving in the Virginia legislature one democratic committee member those cited to past incidents in arguing in favor of the new band in twenty seventeen a Republican state senator left his gun behind in a conference room in two thousand six the Republican delegates hand gun accidentally discharged in its office was stopped by a bullet proof vest hanging on the door young climate activists from the sun rise movement will descend on Richmond Virginia on Monday to boost support for Virginia's green new deal act its backers say the bill is a bold move to create thousands of good paying jobs eliminate poverty and address the catastrophic climate crisis Diane Bernard reports young climate activists from the national sunrise movement will travel from all over Virginia for a climate rally in Richmond on Monday to urge lawmakers to pass the state's green new deal lacked the bills first announced in December by delegates Sam Russell of Roanoke mandates the state completely and its dependence on fossil fuels by twenty thirty six meter because Johnny a college student with sunrise since it also puts a moratorium on new major fossil fuel projects starting in twenty twenty one she thinks the bill is long overdue young people are just really stand up at this point and I think we've waited so long for politicians to take the lead in to take the charge on these issues not just the climate crisis that so many other intersectional social justice issues and waited and waited nothing's happened contents of the bill including Republican delegates Wendell Walker of Lynchburg save Virginians should act on climate change but Warren this legislation could create new regulatory burdens on businesses that would them pass down the added cost to customers because Sony is convinced the bill would help the economy by creating new jobs and labor protections for workers in the clean energy industry she notes the act also includes developing job training programs to transition workers from fossil fuel jobs as well as environmental justice protections for communities that historically have borne the brunt of environmental hazards it's not letting marginalized communities or worker in the fossil fuel industry it doesn't leave anyone behind so it's making systemic changes on the economic changes little address climate crisis and the social justice issues that go hand in hand the bill is part of a suite of legislation develop a green new deal Virginia a broad coalition of more than sixty grassroots organizations co founded in December twenty eighteen by delegates Sam Russell and Elizabeth Guzman for public news service Diane Bernard Congress could approve a deal to replace the north American free trade agreement nafta as soon as next week some ranchers are concerned that a loophole would allow foreign importers to label beef minimally processed in this kind free as a product of the U. S. Eric take it off reports as Congress nears approval of a deal to replace the north American free trade agreement some farmers and ranchers are disappointed in the lack of country of origin labeling in the bill also known as cool supporters say a loophole allows foreign importers to point product of the U. S. on their beef even if it is minimally processed in the country hurting domestic cattle ranchers Shelley Z. H. a cattle ranch owner in Pettibone North Dakota says under the current law Packers can do something as simple as adding salt or grinding the beef within the United States to qualify as a U. S. product it's something we've been fighting for the product of the U. S. label and now they're kind of making a mockery of it because they can put whatever they want in it and we believe that product the US should be only products that are born raised and harvested in the United States opponents of such labeling say it's too costly for Packers the United States Mexico Canada agreement is expected to pass Congress as early as this week organizations including the North Dakota farmers union and United States cattlemen association say not including cool in the agreement is a missed opportunity is isha says labeling as it stands now benefits large foreign companies she knows that for corporations control eighty five percent of packing in the country and two of those are international companies is issue says it's pushing domestic ranchers out of business we should be able to make a living doing it without having to worry about deceptive labeling practices being done with foreign countries well the US MCA may have been the best vehicle for passing cool there says the issue is too important not to continue fighting for it for public.
"bernard congress" Discussed on WGN Radio
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