Today on Boston Public Radio:
We began the show by asking listeners how they feel about President Joe Biden’s spending bill shrinking as it nears finalization.
Trenni Kusnierek updated listeners on all things sports, including anti-vaccine protesters storming barricades at Barclays Center in support of Kyrie Irving, and Tom Brady’s 600th touchdown ball. Kusnierek is an anchor and reporter for NBC Sports Boston, as well as a Boston Public Radio contributor.
Ali Noorani talked about why the United States' government has not provided refugee status to any Uyghurs despite declaring China’s policies against the community as genocide. Noorani is the president and chief executive officer of the National Immigration Forum. His forthcoming book is “Crossing Borders: The Reconciliation of a Nation of Immigrants.”
Gov. Charlie Baker talked about how he thinks the state is doing on COVID-19 vaccinations following his mandates, and how he plans to approach housing issues. Baker is the governor of Massachusetts.
Corby Kummer discusses the growing issue of wage theft in the restaurant industry, which occurs when waitstaff do not make minimum wage from tips and their employer fails to pay the difference. Kummer is the executive director of the food and society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
John King weighed in on Virginia's mayoral race and the state of the Democrats’ spending plan. King is CNN’s chief national correspondent and anchor of “Inside Politics,” which airs weekdays at noon and Sundays at 8 a.m.
We ended the show by asking listeners if bad photos are dead in the age of iPhones.