AG Maura Healey discussed her endorsement of tax reform, her support of Ballot Question 1, and her desire to have more dense housing built in the state. She also discussed the climate policies she would like to implement if she wins the election on Nov. 8. Healey is the Democratic nominee for governor and the current attorney general of Massachusetts.

AG Maura Healey on BPR | Oct. 27, 2022

Next, we took our listeners' calls on how they feel leading up to the midterms elections now that recent polling shows Republicans have a chance of taking control of both chambers of Congress.

Andrea Cabral discussed the implications of Justice Clarence Thomas freezing a lower court decision that would have compelled Sen. Lindsey Graham to testify about election tampering in Georgia. Thomas has faced calls to recuse himself from all 2020 election matters over his wife’s history of pushing election conspiracy theories onto public officials. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff, former Massachusetts secretary of public safety and former CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.

Andrea Cabral on BPR | Oct. 27, 2022

Gov. Charlie Baker was in-studio for his last “Ask the Governor” segment before the election. He took listeners’ questions about struggles at the MBTA, his endorsement of Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson and refused to say who he’ll vote for to succeed him in the corner office. Baker is the governor of Massachusetts.

Gov. Charlie Baker on BPR | Oct. 27, 2022

Finally, we opened the lines again to ask listeners if they are among the nearly half of Americans who say they have lived in a haunted house at one point or another.