Tom MacDonald reports live on President Obama’s address to the NAACP convention. Dave Heller and Mary Gay Scanlon, chair of Ballard Spahr’s Pro Bono Committee, discuss the Department of Justice’s effort to review convictions and grant clemency to those who received unduly harsh sentences under previous mandatory sentencing laws. Keystone Crossroad’s Emily Previti reports on former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed’s arrest. Joe Hernandez explains that a bill is making its way through Congress which would let small businesses affected by Superstorm Sandy reapply for federal loans. StateImpact’s Marie Cusick reports on controversial shale drilling waste in Pennsylvania and Peter Crimmins goes to a historic Old City Catholic church where a series of frescoes have been granted historic designation.
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