WGXC Morning Show: WGXC Congressional Report, Josie Saldana, Teana Taylor (Audio)

May 10, 2021

WGXC's Congressional Report, about what Reps. Antonio Delgado and Paul Tonko did while Congress was out of session last week, is featured. Plus, on May 6, 2021, WOOC Correspondent Willie Terry attended the "Virtual Press Briefing On Parole Reform." The "Release Aging People in Prison Campaign, better Known as RAPP, sponsored the press conference. In this labor segment, you hear Willie recorded presentations of Josie Saldana, Director of the Release Aging People in Prison Campaign/RAPP, who served 38 years in prison, and Teana Taylor, Policy and Communications Associate for RAPP, and the daughter of an elderly inmate. They will be speaking on legislated priorities in support of parole reform for the aging prison population.

The WGXC Morning Show is a radio magazine show featuring local news, interviews with community leaders and personalities, reports on cultural issues, a rundown of public meetings and local and regional events, with weather updates, and more about and for the community, made mostly through volunteers in the community through WGXC. The Catskill Makers Syndicate produce the "Better Weather" for the show. Rob Gelles produces the Columbia County history segment "Rob Around The County" and "This Month in History" for the show. Julia Joern produced the "Hudson Valley Word of Mouth" interview segment each week. The "WGXC Congressional Report" also airs here. Some reports come from our partner station, WOOC-LP in Troy, out of The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Tom Roe also cuts up local and national news with songs and sounds for the show. At 9 a.m. "The WGXC Daily," with local headlines, weather, and previews of community events, airs. At 10 a.m., national headlines from Public News Service are on WGXC. Sometimes national, state, or local press conferences, meetings, or events are broadcast live here.