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The REAL State of our Union

It seems like the state of the union address was ages ago but on this episode we discuss a few takeaways from the President’s address and then discuss the REAL state of our union features failing infrastructure, income inequality, threats to our education system and more.

STATE OF THE UNION – 11:42
L.Joy, Lurie and June have a FEW thoughts on the Trump’s first State of the Union Address.

#CIVICDOCKET – 30:00
A few of the civic related stories we discussed on the show that you may have missed in mainstream media. Follow the hashtag #CivicDocket on Twitter or view more here.

  • Yes, this nation needs a real infrastructure plan – link
  • Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America – link
  • Struggling US families turn to crowdfunding to cover childcare costs – link
  • Education Dept to test putting federal aid on debit cards – link
  • Robert De Niro, Privatization Hero – link

MUSIC
Gregory Porter – 1960 What?
Ledisi – Shot Down

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