NewsWorks Tonight, January 20, 2016 – Full Show


    Phil Gregory reports on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s declining to sign legislation to aid Atlantic City. Bobby Allyn has the story of a Pennsylvania case that will contest the death penalty in the U.S. Supreme Court. Laura Benshoff looks at a regional effort to help low income residents move to areas with better economic opportunity with the aid of Federal housing vouchers. Dave Heller and Public Source’s Christine Manganas discuss a trend among small Pennsylvania towns to disband their police forces and rely instead on the state police. Peter Crimmins visits a new theatre in Center City Philadelphia. For our “Every ZIP Philadelphia” project, we go to Al Aqsa mosque in North Philadelphia for a community painting day.

    WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.

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

    Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal