The Todd and Don Blog
Matt Lauer, Congressional Training, Student Editorial Outrage | November 30th, 2017
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Hour one: 10 women have accused Matt Lauer of inappropriate behavior; one unnamed colleague recalled being left mortified when Lauer gave her a sex toy as a present with an explicit note about how he wanted to use it on her, we ask if you are shocked by these allegations.
The Human Rights Commission of Austin claims that not enough of Austin area parks are named after women; people are pushing for congress to expose the names of people who have settled sexual harassment claims in congress; more woman in the tech field are coming out and reporting sexual harassment in the workplace; 17 Austin area lawyers are refusing to disclose how much they are paid to sway Austin officials; and Todd discusses out dependence on smartphones.
Hour two: The US House has voted to approve new mandatory sexual harassment training for all members and staffers; The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has a $60,000 rat problem; new reporting says 1/3 of us workers could be jobless by 2030; Amazon's Echo smart home speaker was its bestselling product on Black Friday; The FCC is reporting that most of the comments regarding Net Neutrality were submitted by bots from fake email addresses; Rep. Roger Williams, 25th Congressional District of Texas, stops by the Todd and Don show to discuss tax reform efforts in Washington; The UniversityStar is apologizing after an opinion article, "Your DNA is an Abomination," went viral, we take your calls on subject.
Hour three: The University Star is apologizing after an opinion article, "Your DNA is an Abomination," went viral, The university president has apologized for the papers lack of judgment; Today is the last day to apply for a FEMA assistance from hurricane #Harvey; and Austin ISD will hold public outreach meetings in Spanish and English to restore trust after student protests at Fulmore Middle School.