joel tyner http://wamc.org en Community Forum At SUNY New Paltz Focuses On Fukushima Fallout http://wamc.org/post/community-forum-suny-new-paltz-focuses-fukushima-fallout <p>The ongoing danger of radiation from a 2011 nuclear accident in Japan is the topic of a discussion Wednesday evening at SUNY New Paltz in Ulster County.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:34:28 +0000 Allison Dunne 79637 at http://wamc.org Community Forum At SUNY New Paltz Focuses On Fukushima Fallout “Unions Coming Back” Was Labor Day Rally Outlook http://wamc.org/post/unions-coming-back-was-labor-day-rally-outlook <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – The annual Labor Day rally, organized by Dutchess County Legislator Joel Tyner, drew a crowd of about 40 people, who heard mostly the same message as in the past. Tyner said one new side to the event this year was the focus on Saint Francis Hospital where SEIU Local 1199 has been trying to organize.</p><p>“We’re trying to make sure that there’s democracy in the workplace," Tyner said.&nbsp; "If the workers at St. Francis Hospital want a union, and most of them have signed cards saying they do want, they should be able to have one.”</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:43:12 +0000 Hank Gross 72741 at http://wamc.org “Unions Coming Back” Was Labor Day Rally Outlook Poughkeepsie Rally Over Zimmerman Acquittal http://wamc.org/post/poughkeepsie-rally-over-zimmerman-acquittal <p>POUGHKEEPSIE – The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Florida murder trial of Trayvon Martin brought more than 30 people to Mansion Square Park in Poughkeepsie Sunday afternoon to honor Trayvon.</p><p>People ranging in age from 10 to 56 gathered holding signs reading “whose son is next?” and “enough is enough.”</p><p>Local activist organizations including Real Majority Project, the International Socialist Organization, AME Zion, ENJAN, NAACP and others were represented.</p><p>Mae Parker-Harris spoke about the sadness of this time for the whole community.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:04:35 +0000 Hank Gross 69204 at http://wamc.org Poughkeepsie Rally Over Zimmerman Acquittal Tyner & His (Former) Treasurer [UPDATE] http://wamc.org/post/tyner-his-former-treasurer-update <div><p>19th District Congressional Candidate Joel Tyner&#39;s former treasurer has responded to accusations of possible embezzlement and sexual advances... WAMC&#39;s Dave Lucas reports.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 19:49:59 +0000 Dave Lucas 41779 at http://wamc.org Tyner & His (Former) Treasurer [UPDATE] Accusations Fly Between Congressional Candidate and Staffer http://wamc.org/post/accusations-fly-between-congressional-candidate-and-staffer <p>Joel Tyner&rsquo;s campaign treasurer has resigned and has made serious accusations against the 19th district congressional candidate ... Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.<br /><br /><br />Misha Fredericks says she couldn&#39;t continue as Joel Tyner&#39;s campaign treasurer, with Tyner&#39;s cash-on-hand claim off by thousands of dollars. Sensing trouble and fearing being investigated for embezzlemant, Fredericks filed a letter with the Federal Election Commission Tuesday.<br /> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 15:51:56 +0000 Dave Lucas 41436 at http://wamc.org Accusations Fly Between Congressional Candidate and Staffer Tyner’s Campaign Treasurer Resigns, Alleges Misuse of Funds http://wamc.org/post/tyner-s-campaign-treasurer-resigns-alleges-misuse-funds <p>A treasurer for Joel Tyner&rsquo;s campaign has resigned and accused the 19<sup>th</sup> district congressional candidate of misusing campaign funds.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Times-Herald Record reports that campaign treasurer Misha Fredericks says Tyner&rsquo;s cash-on-hand claim is off by more than $5,200.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 12:56:13 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 41424 at http://wamc.org Tyner’s Campaign Treasurer Resigns, Alleges Misuse of Funds