Charlotte City Council
Hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters packed a Charlotte City Council meeting last night, shouting down Jewish speakers, screaming for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas war, and forcing the Council to recess twice and go into a private room to finish their meeting. Listen Here:
Charlotte City Council member from District 6 Tariq Bokhari joins Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson & Beth Troutman talking about last night's City Council meeting being interrupted by the loud outbursts of protestors with opinions on the Israel-Hamas war.
The vote for the largely-ceremonial position of Charlotte Mayor Pro Tem resulted in a fight among City Council Democrats who had blown up the traditional process last term. Listen Here:
WBT news reporter and show host "Breaking" Brett Jensen joins Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson & Beth Troutman talking about some local school students dying in tragic ways in the past couple of days, last night's Charlotte City Council meeting in which council members elected District 1 representative Dante Anderson to mayor pro tem, and talking with District 6 City Council member Tariq Bokhari about the process in which the mayor pro tem was selected.
Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson & Beth Troutman and special guests award-winning news anchor and Spectrum One's Capital Tonight host Tim Boyum, Weather Channel meteorologist Ray Stagich, WBT afternoon show host Brett Winterble, Charlotte City Council member from District 7 Ed Driggs, Charlotte City Council member from District 6 Tariq Scott Bokhari, Mark Estep, Ron Smith - author of The Tar Heels: A History of UNC Basketball Volume Two, Dean Smith, 1961 - 1969, and former Charlotte Mayor and former NC Governor Pat McCrory.
Councilman Tariq Bokhari won his bid for re-election last night. Bokhari joins the broadcast to talk about the win and what’s next. Plus, Vince dives into the results from other key races across America. Listen Here:
One of the closest races on the ballot tomorrow is Charlotte City Council District 6, where the candidates have different approaches to fighting the rise in panhandling and public defecation and urination. Listen Here:
Vince goes over the latest polling numbers for Donald Trump and Joe Biden with numbers trending in Trump’s favor. Could we see Joe Biden drop out of the 2024 race? Also, Charlotte City Councilman, Tariq Bokhari, joins the broadcast ahead of the Charlotte City Council election tomorrow. That and much more on The Vince Coakley […]
Protester-turned-Charlotte City Councilman Braxton Winston says he is running for North Carolina Commissioner of Labor to eliminate all workplace deaths and “ensure worker rights to fair wages.” Listen Here:
Faulty bearings in every single CATS light rail car need to be replaced. So, the Charlotte Area Transit System is shipping every train to California to be repaired by the company that sold us the cars. Listen Here: