While Congress considers a bill that would inject a whole lot of money into highway projects, Brian Derry, senior director of the highway and transportation division at Associated General Contractors of America says there are projects across the country in need of funding — from a bridge in Rhode Island that’s been deemed structurally deficient, to a highway in California.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, was a friend of former South African President Nelson Mandela. She joins us and says, “He was the best of us.”Comment | more »
As the world mourns the anti-apartheid leader and former South African president, we touch down in Johannesburg and hear from two people who knew Nelson Mandela.2 Comments | more »