What are Ellen Stofan's plans for the nation's most visited museum?
Government aid is designed to supplement the lives of some of society’s most vulnerable. But what happens when funds don’t go where they’re supposed to? Kojo speaks with two local foster children advocates on how state governments and private companies make money off of local safety net systems, and what can be done to further protect children, the disabled, elderly and poor.
- Daniel Hatcher Author of "The Poverty Industry" and Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore
- Melissa Rock Child Welfare Policy Director, Advocates For Children And Youth
Correction: Melissa Rock stated that in Maryland, foster kids’ benefits cover the cost of their care. In fact, the cost of foster youth’s placement in the state usually exceeds Social Security benefits.
Most Recent Shows
The biggest baseball game of the summer is in Washington for the fifth time. But is D.C. still a baseball town?
A 1.4-acre plot of land east of downtown Takoma Park has long been eyed for development. While a neighborhood food co-op has sat on part of it for 20 years, a new plan to redevelop the space envisions restaurants, cafes, a parking garage and office space.
Wayne Rooney, a newly acquired player from England, and the rest of D.C.'s professional soccer team take the field at their new home for the first time.