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This Week's "Your Turn" Radio Show Lineup

Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.”  Today’s guest lineup includes:

4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT -  Justin Johnson, Senior Policy Analyst for Defense Budgeting Policy at The Heritage Foundation:  Military Readiness;

4:15 CDT/5:15 pm EDT - Trey Kovacs: Policy Analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute:  Obama's New Overtime Rule;

4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT - Ari Cohn, Legal and Advocacy Officer at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education:  Free Speech on College Campuses;

5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT - Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst at the Foreign…[more]

May 23, 2016 • 01:34 pm

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