Local officials in D.C. recently convened a convention to draft a constitution that would put the city on the path to statehood. Under the plan, the District would adopt a new name: "New Columbia." But some of those who've been on the front lines of the fight for statehood aren't thrilled about how the process has worked so far - and where it might be going.
Guest Host: Jennifer Golbeck
In December 2015, officials in Montgomery County, Md., announced that local programs effectively ended veteran homelessness there. Kojo explores what solutions the county put in place – and what pieces of their plan could be replicated in other parts of our region and around the country.
- Susie Sinclair-Smith Executive Director, Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless
- Julie Zauzmer Reporter, The Washington Post
- Ismail Meredith Army veteran
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