NewsWorks Tonight, January 27, 2016 – Full Show


    Tom MacDonald reports on a new program that aims to put Philadelphia’s ex-convicts in jobs. Aaron Moselle brings the story of a lawyer kicking off his campaign against Congressman Chaka Fattah. Dave Heller speaks with Dr. James Hughes, Distinguished Professor and Dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers, about New Jersey’s intervention in Atlantic City. Jesse McDonald heads to Camden, where a clinic is battling the city’s overdose problem with a prescription drug. Marie Cusick joins the show to discuss StateImpact Pennsylvania’s new website that details the Public and Private careers of past politicians. Peter Crimmins reports on the passing of Philadelphia music icon, T.J. Tindall.

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