Oct 24, 2017

10/24/2017: The time is ticking on Trump’s legislative agenda

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(U.S. Edition) On Trump's plate when he heads to Capitol Hill today: the legislative agenda. There's a lot for Congress to do in just 30 days. On today's show, we'll look at some of the issues they'll need to tackle. Afterwards, we'll discuss the EU's investigation into the possible collusion of various German car companies, and then visit Houston to find out how one family is coping post-Harvey.

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A long, winding path to hurricane recovery in Houston

Oct 24, 2017
As Texans wait to for relief funds and repairs post-Hurricane Harvey, the in-between life can be frustrating.
Discarded items sit outside of a flooded home in Orange as Texas slowly moves toward recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey on Sept. 6, 2017.
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Legal marijuana creates an industry for new breathalyzers

Oct 24, 2017
A number of companies are trying to develop tests that can be used by law enforcement to determine if drivers are impaired.
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President Trump heads to the Hill today to hammer home his agenda

Oct 24, 2017
Congress still has a lot to do before the end of the session, and the clock is ticking.

Congress looks at capping your annual 401(k) contribution

Oct 24, 2017
What alternatives are out there?
There is a “considerable amount of concern that middle-income Americans are not saving enough for their retirement,” says Joseph Cordes of George Washington University.
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Study shows children of color, particularly immigrants, face post-recession chronic poverty

Oct 24, 2017
The 2017 Race for Results report shows the disparities and barriers immigrant families face.
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(U.S. Edition) On Trump’s plate when he heads to Capitol Hill today: the legislative agenda. There’s a lot for Congress to do in just 30 days. On today’s show, we’ll look at some of the issues they’ll need to tackle. Afterwards, we’ll discuss the EU’s investigation into the possible collusion of various German car companies, and then visit Houston to find out how one family is coping post-Harvey.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC