There’s a moment when high-minded, well intentioned policy meets the inertia of the real world: a collision of two realities.
These are the moments “real people” (i.e., not policy wonks or politicos) have a chance to see what’s coming their way and react. Often, residents don’t know about the next big thing until change is imminent — years after some state law or band of policy professionals and advocates concluded the best ways to advance the region.
And as discussed in this week’s podcast, these are often the moments that kill or cripple policies — the moments when leaders falter. In this episode, we examine this idea.
Plus: New homelessness numbers.
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