WBFO Brief Oct. 6, 2021
In today’s WBFO Brief, Mercy Hospital RN Tammy Kowalik shares what her concerns are as a striking nurse at Buffalo’s Mercy Hospital. Also, hear the latest on talks between the CWA union and Catholic Health.
Also Nanette Massey, author of “Moving Beyond White Fragility”, talks with WBFO’s Thomas O’Neil-White about the need to have whites move out of their comfort zone and talk about the hard issues of race. And from Albany, correspondent Karen DeWitt report on the state’s ethics commission’s review of whether they need to re-examine former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s book deal and the alleged use of NYS staff to help produce it.
And in brief, Buffalo City Council honors for the two exonerated members of “The Buffalo 5”, changes at the Cascades paper plant in Niagara Falls to cut back on smells in the neighborhood, and some progress toward the retail sale of cannabis in NYS.