Jason Stershic

BONUS MATERIAL: What’s Old is New Again updating a bowling alley to art Center (S1E7)

The county needed theater space and room for a museum. Some creative thinking by a handful of county officials turned an old and abandoned bowling alley into an arts and cultural center. Listen to the stories of performers who got on stage and one person whose life was actually saved by art classes in Johnson…

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BONUS MATERIAL: Taking Care of Women Veterans – Texas style (S1E6)

The state of Texas has the most women veterans in the entire country. But veterans’ programs were originally designed with men in mind. So, they had to think out of the box to provide women veterans with the services they needed. Women networking with women and with the help of the Travis County vets services,…

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BONUS MATERIAL: A solution over 75 years in the making, putting the Disabled to work (S1E5)

In this episode, we go all the way back to the New Deal from President Franklin D. Roosevelt and we meet the folks at Source America. Listen to their inspirational stories about how they were trained, found work and improved their lives in a program still going strong. Transcription of A solution over 75 years…

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BONUS MATERIAL: Modernizing the old bookmobile (S1E4)

When the people couldn’t get to the library, or worse, didn’t have a library, the librarians in Catawaba County, North Carolina came up with a solution. They packed the books into a van, loaded it with new electronics, a couch and a few chairs and they drove to the folks who needed it most. Transcript…

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BONUS MATERIAL: A Tiny Piece of Paradise – Homes for the Homeless (S1E3)

Description Transcript of A Tiny Piece of Paradise – Homes for the Homeless (S1E3) David: This is the good government show. Jeff Lawrence: That was 250 square feet of pure luxury. David: That’s the topic of today is the good government show, tiny houses for veterans. Hi, I’m Dave Martin, and this is the good…

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BONUS MATERIAL: Reading Revitalization (S1E2)

On this episode of the Good Government show we travel to Reading, Pa and meet the folks from Berks County. We meet Peggy Kershner and Nikki Schnovel, who are the co-executive directors of the Berks Connections Pre-Trial Services. They came up with a better way to greatly reduce recidivism and becoming effective members of the…

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BONUS MATERIAL: The Farmingdale Downtown Restoration (S1E1)

The transcript and other media from how Farmingdale New York transformed itself as David and carol visit the now thriving town.

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BONUS MATERIAL: Season One Preview

The transcript and other media as Co-hosts David Martin and Carol D’Auria discuss the upcoming first season of The Good Government Show.

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