Keep TruthSayers watching local government by making a donation today. Do you want to know what your local government is doing? Do you want to tell your local government to do something else? Here are your opportunities in Tompkins County this week. If you would like to help TruthSayers News cover more issues that matter, if…Continue Reading “Make Laws, Raise a Ruckus: January 16-19 Tompkins County Government Happenings”

Keep TruthSayers Happening as a Public Forum by Donating Today The opinions expressed by the author are hers alone. If you’d like to share your thoughts or news about an important issue in your community, email josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Featured photograph of Dolores Bustamente supporters at Batavia Immigrations and Custom Enforcement facility, December 17, 2017. By Patricia…Continue Reading ““Nightmare of Deportation” For Locals Is Excuse to Fund Mass Security State”

Keep TruthSayers Happening as a Public Forum by Donating Today The opinions expressed by the author are hers alone. If you’d like to share your thoughts or news about an important issue in your community, email josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org By Heather Crespin As someone who was a theatre-nerd in high school, studied Culture and Communication at Ithaca…Continue Reading ““Whitewashing at its Finest:” A Plea for Ithaca High to End Subtle Racism”

Support More TruthSayers Reporting by Making a Donation to this Independent Media Outlet Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org The Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency [IDA] has approved a 10-year property tax abatement for the “323T” project planned on Inlet Island between Kelly’s Dockside and The Dock. All five IDA members present voted to grant the…Continue Reading “Tax Break Approved for $3,500 Apartments on Ithaca Waterfront”

Support More TruthSayers Reporting by Making a Donation to this Independent Media Outlet Today By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Cayuga Medical Center, Tompkins County’s only hospital, has been found guilty of violating federal law for firing nurses Anne Marshall and Loran Lamb. The decision, released on January 9, 2018, is the second time a National Labor…Continue Reading “Judge: Cayuga Medical Broke Federal Law, Again”

Keep TruthSayers Happening as a Public Forum by Donating Today The opinions expressed by the author are hers alone. If you’d like to share your thoughts or news about an important issue in your community, email josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org By Amanda Kirchgesser On Wednesday, January 10 at 9 a.m., the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) plans…Continue Reading “IDA Planning Vote on Abatement on Wednesday, Before Seating New Members”

Keep TruthSayers watching local government by making a donation today. Do you want to know what your local government is doing? Do you want to tell your local government to do something else? Here are your opportunities in Tompkins County this week. If you would like to help TruthSayers News cover more issues that matter, if…Continue Reading “Make Laws, Raise Heck: January 8-12 Tompkins County Government Meetings”

Support More TruthSayers Reporting by Making a Donation to this Independent Media Outlet Today Josh Brokaw of TruthSayers News is at the third day of the hearing on the future of Karen Baer, the currently suspended director of Tompkins County’s Office of Human Rights. This should be the last day of this hearing. We’ll be here at…Continue Reading “Follow Live: Karen Baer Hearing, Day Three”

Keep TruthSayers watching local government by making a donation today. Do you want to know what your local government is doing? Do you want to tell your local government to do something else? Here are your opportunities in Tompkins County this week. If you would like to help TruthSayers News cover more issues that matter, if…Continue Reading “Make Laws, Raise Hell: January 2-5 Tompkins County Government Meetings & Events”

KEEP IN-DEPTH TRUTHSAYERS REPORTING COMING BY MAKING A DONATION TODAY. By Josh Brokaw josh.brokaw@truthsayers.org Three members of the National Labor Relations Board have reviewed the first case brought against Cayuga Medical Center for union busting, and affirmed a judge’s earlier decision that Tompkins County’s only hospital is guilty of breaking federal labor law. The National Labor Relations…Continue Reading “Upheld: Cayuga Medical Broke Federal Law”