D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen joins us to discuss his "sneaker subsidy" for those who dont drive to work. And At-Large Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich will be in studio to talk about the fate of the Purple Line, the county budget, and his candidacy for County Executive.
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
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