Turnover at a major D.C. government department is raising questions about local businesses, political contributions and influence in city politics.
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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