Toxic Development?/Strong Mayor/Single Payer/Vets and Cancer

Toxic Development? A proposed development in Sacramento's Curtis Park is raising some controversy. Today on Insight, we'll talk with some of the players about the problems, including the removal of toxic soil from the former rail yard.

Strong Mayor What should Sacramento's city government look like? Would a strong mayor benefit the city? And when should elected officials recuse themselves? We'll talk with an expert on urban and regional governments about it.

Single Payer Players Two physicians come to town with a musical puppet show to make the case for a single payer health system.

Iraq Veterans and Cancer Returning Iraq veterans are being diagnosed with diseases like cancer, which some attribute to chemical exposure during their terms of duty. However, Veterans Administration isn't acknowledging that these illnesses are the result of the veterans' service because the illnesses typically get diagnosed more than a year after the veterans' return home. We'll talk about it.

Monday, August 31, 2009