A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.
Headlines about rowdy groups of teens causing chaos on Metro trains have been catching eyes around the region. Many are concerned that the kids aren’t alright, but other say context is lacking from these stories. We talk with the former head of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services in the District – and current head of the Justice Policy Institute – about what works when it comes to keeping kids and young adults away from crime.
- Marc Schindler Executive Director, Justice Policy Institute
Most Recent Shows
An alleged rape occurred on a Metro train in mid-April. Why wasn't it in the news until this week?
D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud, and it's moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.
We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.