Young to Trump administration: Invest in youth not failed drug war

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young told a Trump administration official Monday that increased federal funding for social programs for youth provides the best way to fight crime in Baltimore. With John Fleming, U.S. assistant secretary of commerce for economic development, and Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, on stage next to him, Young said spending on recreation and parks programs helps battle crime, while “the war on drugs is a failed war.” (Daily Record) 

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