On this episode of Discover Janesville with Yuri Rashkin
Janesville City Manager Mark Freitag stopped in to update the listeners on the latest with Councilmember Kealy resignation, as well as to preview the upcoming State of the City address coming up tomorrow at the City Hall. Mark also expressed his appreciation to the council for the 5% raise he unexpectedly received, and shared his concerns for upcoming city budgets and limited options of financing needed services.
Rod Beadoin, Kristin Peterson and Greg Gerard with Beloit International Film Festival stopped in to preview some of their favorite films in the festival, to discuss the impact that BIFF has made over the past 10 years, and some of the differences between BIFF and Sundance Film Festival.
Lars Prip and Brad Geyer are members of local chapter of Veterans for Peace. Lars and Brad shared their opinion on the film “American Sniper” calling it “propaganda”. Lars also explained his reasons for continuing to engage in Solidarity Sing Along at the State Capitol and why it is important to have the veterans speak up for peace.
Dennis Hughes of AFSCME came back on the show to update the listeners on the details of the restraining order taken out against him, as well as what happened at the School Board meeting last night.
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