Wednesday in The Morning Zone
Today is business day in the Morning Zone with host, Dave Chaffin.
7:07AM MDT: Watchdog on Wall Street, Chris Markowski joins Dave to dissect those issues in financial news today that effects our own personal finances.Dysfunction in Washington is one of the biggest drags on the U.S. economy, undermining confidence and crimping growth, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said yesterday. “One of the most significant speed bumps for growth is coming straight from Washington, where some political leaders continue to generate one manufactured crisis after the next,” Lew said in remarks prepared for delivery at the City Club of Cleveland.
7:37AM MDT: Law enforcement columnist, Jim Kouri is back with Dave. Jim Kouri, CPP, the fifth Vice President and Public Information Officer of the National Association of Chiefs of Police, has served on the National Drug Task Force and trained police and security officers throughout the country. Jim will discuss Sen. Bob Corker hinting that the U.S. is moving closer to providing military aid to the Syrian rebels in their battle against President Bashar al-Assad’s military forces. The veteran GOP member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hinted after his golf game with Obama that the U.S. will soon be “arming the rebels” seeking to overthrow Syria’s Assad and his Ba’ath Party regime. And, While many United States political leaders and lawmakers say they strongly suspect Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad is using chemical weapons against rebel forces, the United Nations’ war crime team of investigators on Monday reported that while not able to confirm the use of weapons of mass destruction by either side, it may be the rebels who possess and use chemical weapons.
8:07AM MDT: Director Joan Evans and Policy Administrator Hayley Douglas from Wyoming Workforce Services return to The Morning Zone to talk about the latest developments in the jobs market in Wyoming.