Another development on the autism research front, and is Philly getting a new jazz festival?

    Good morning, Feeders!

    Lizz Fiedler will have the details on a new diversionary program in Philadelphia. She’ll be on hand as city officials make the announcement on how they plan to reduce recidivism.
    Maiken Scott will get more information on funding for a local autism research center and how advanced Philadelphia is (or isn’t) on the research front.

    Peter Crimmins will find out what the plans are for a new citywide jazz festival that could end up replacing the canceled West Oak Lane Jazz Fest.

    Kevin McCorry will be at PennDOT this afternoon where activists will put the state’s new voter ID law to the test. How easy will it be to get photo identification?

    And Emma Jacobs will get more details on reactionary legislation combating the controversial pre-abortion ultrasound proposal.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.