Today on Boston Public Radio:

— Congressman Jim McGovern gave his take on remote voting, and the Washington politicians who refuse to wear face masks.

— Medical ethicist Art Caplan talked about the disproportionate number of COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, and commemorated the life his mother, who passed away from the disease this week.

— We opened our lines to talk with listeners about Vice President Mike Pence’s refusal to wear a face mask during his visit to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

— We aired live audio from Gov. Baker’s Wednesday press conference.

— Former Secretary of Transportation Jim Aloisi discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the MBTA, and how the pandemic could be used as an opportunity to improve the city's transit system.

— CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem talked about her writing for the Atlantic on how states ought to handle reopening their economies, and JetBlue’s latest requirement that fliers wear face masks.

— Playwright Ryan Landry talked about his new painting habit, and what he's envisioning for the future of his Gold Dust Orphans theater company.