Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock.
Marc and Janet Bauer of Oregon Center for Public Policy discuss the initiative Petition to repeal parts of the Oregon Provider Tax passed in the 2017 legislature, and the third attempt by Senate Republicans in Washington DC to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Joel Ibora, Oregon One Coalition, talks about an initiative petition being circulated that, if on the Nov 2018 ballot and passes, would repeal Oregon’s status as a sanctuary state. Other issues discussed: DACA and recent decision by Salem Keizer School District to reaffirm its “Safe and Welcoming Schools” resolution.
Ann Montegue, SEIU Local 503, talks about the rolling strike of 1987; Ramone Ramirez, PCUN, talks about farm worker issues; Steve Hall and Kim Harmon, AFSCME Local 2067, talk about collective bargaining in the City of Salem