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This week on Washington City Podcast, we take a long look at the mysterious fate of a promising opioid overdose treatment program. Contributor Joshua Kaplan joins host Will Warren to talk about why the District didn’t continue its Heroin SBIRT program. 

Warren also brings us the latest in D.C. news, touching on the Board of Ethics and Government Accountability, development, and salaries in public education.

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Stories in this episode:

Allen Quietly Rejects Mayor Bowser’s Nominees to Government Ethics Board

Construction Companies Open East-of-the-River Offices to Win Lucrative Contracts

A ‘Preference Points’ System Was Supposed to Help a Ward 8 Business Owner. It Didn’t.

D.C. Charter Administrators Have Some of the Highest School Salaries in Town; Their Teachers, Some of the Lowest

Why Did D.C. End an Innovative Program to Treat Opioid Addiction?

Music for this episode was by Lee Rosevere and Jahzzar used under the Creative Commons license.