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Hillary Clinton's viability and HOPE pursues meeting with Mayor Buckhorn on "fair chance" hiring listen

04/30/15 Mitch Perry
MidPoint with WMNF News Thursday
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Tags: Bob Buckhorn, HOPE, Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders today officially became the first challenger to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic Party primary race for president. With issues regarding the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation continuing to make headlines, we ask how Democrats feel about Mrs. Clinton being their seemingly certain candidate in 2016?

We also spoke with Bernice Powell Jackson from the group HOPE (Hillsborough Organization for Progress & Equality) about their unsuccessful efforts so far to meet with Tam...

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Religious coalition calls on Tampa City Council to reduce unemployment listen

04/24/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Members of a religious political action group in Hillsborough County called on Tampa City Council members Monday night to introduce ordinances that would boost employment rates in the area. The Hillsborough Organization for Prosperity and Equality (HOPE) proposed two measures for council members to consider at the Mount Calvary Seventh Day Adventist Church in Tampa. One would require employers to delay background checks until after an interview. After seeing dozens of hands raise from the ...

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