NewsWorks Tonight May 12, 2016 – Full Show


    State Impact’s Marie Cusick reports on the Environmental Protection Agency’s first-ever federal standards to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas industries. Katie Colaneri finds out how Philadelphia’s city council members are reacting to the recent Kenyatta Johnson verdict surrounding “councilmanic prerogative.” Taunya English looks into why water companies and other utilities providers are trying to drum up revenue to improve their services. Joe Hernandez heads to Hunterdon County, New Jersey, where an unexpected and unseen poverty problem has grown. Host Dave Heller speaks with Education Week’s Ben Herold about a recent analysis of data on the effect of laptops in the classroom. Every ZIP Philadelphia brings the story of a gathering of jump ropers in the Philly neighborhood of Awbury Park.

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