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Until March 31, 2013, I.U. Radio will move popular our program aired via the Blog Talk Radio Network and simulcasted on I-Tunes, Stitcher, Miro, Blubrry and Learn Out Loud RSS Feeders from Saturday and Sunday - 11 AM - 1 PM ET to Tuesday and Thursday from 11 AM - 1 PM Eastern Time.
In December, National Public Policy Expert and Employment Advocate Rhonda Taylor joined our show as Co-Host. We are pleased to have Ms. Taylor's voice and strong opinions on the program. Read the article written in November 2012 here on Independent Underground News & Talk to learn more about her background and experience.
Due to upcoming public policy changes with legislation passed in 2012; I.U. Radio LIVE's Four Part Series will highlight how cuts made by Governor Rick Snyder and the Republican Controlled State House/Senate has direct qualitative, safety, educational, economic and social impacts on YOUR LIFE, as a Michigan Resident.
The Series: Michigan At Risk will focus on the following areas. Feel free to click on the links below to bookmark each program.
* Michigan At Risk: Devaluing Michigan's Department of Corrections Staff and Public Safety -Pt. 1 - Air Date Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 11 AM ET.
This podcast will examine how cuts to Michigan Department of Corrections puts the public and staff at risk in light of former Governor William G. Milliken (R) Commission after the 1981 Riots at the State Prison of Southern Michigan formerly in Jackson, Michigan (closed since 1987).
* Michigan At Risk: Privatization of State's Public Schools-Pt. 2 - Air Date - Tuesday, January 15, 2013 @ 11 AM ET.
The Second Podcast in our series will discuss draft Legislation written by the non-profit lobbying firm Oxford Foundation - Michigan - Michigan Public School Finance Act of 2013. If introduced in Michigan's House and Senate, the measure will implement privatization of all of Michigan Public Schools.
* Michigan At Risk: The Michigan GOP Economic Redistribution Plan-Pt. 3 - Tuesday, January 22, 2013 @ 11 AM ET.
Legislation passed in the Republican Controlled House and Senate, signed by Governor Rick Snyder in 2012, redistributed large portions of Michigan's Tax Revenue payments from Corporations and Business by dipping into the pockets of Michigan Middle, Lower Economic Class Residents and Seniors. This part of our series will detail how the changes will result in a tax increase for approximately 80% of Michigan's residents.
* Michigan At Risk: Why Michigan Election 2014 Is Important for You-Pt. 4 - Thursday, January 31, 2013 @ 11 AM ET.
Vital public services like police, fire, public parks, road maintenance and environment services provided by communities are stained when cuts to State Shared Revenue Payments occur. Part four of our Michigan at Risk series will examine how budget reductions impact State Residents on a local level, and why voters should demand change to the status quo during Michigan's 2014 General Election.