NewsWorks Tonight July 11, 2013 – Full Show


    Emma Jacobs reports on Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s choice not to uphold Pennsylvania’s ban on same sex marriage.  Taunya English details a new disciplinary system for employees at Temple University Hospital. Holly Otterbein discusses claims that Pennsylvania’s education funding is based more on politics than need. Kelly Lawler talks about school district job losses, as well as the fate of those recently laid off. Dave Davies speaks with Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institution about the importance of metropolitan areas like Philadelphia to the economic health of the country. Finally, Peter Crimmins tells the story of Robert Drake, a local writer and victim of a near-fatal crime.

    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