Today on Boston Public Radio:

Mayor Michelle Wu discussed the Federal Transit Administration’s findings from their investigation into the MBTA system, and shared her thoughts on the United States Supreme Court’s recent decisions concerning abortion, guns and the Environmental Protection Agency. She also answered listeners’ questions during “Ask the Mayor.”

Mayor Michelle Wu on BPR | June 30, 2022

Andrea Cabral talked about Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson being sworn into the Supreme Court, and discussed Ghislaine Maxwell’s 20-year sentence for sex trafficking. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and secretary of public safety, and former CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.

Andrea Cabral on BPR | June 30, 2022

David Abel weighed in on the Supreme Court curbing the regulatory powers of the Environmental Protection Agency in West Virginia v. EPA. Abel is a Pulitzer Prize–winning writer who covers the environment for the Boston Globe.

David Abel on BPR | June 30, 2022

Then, we opened the phone lines, talking with listeners about the EPA’s limited power to regulate emissions.

Jonathan Gruber explained what current inflation numbers mean, and shared his thoughts on whether the U.S. might be heading into a recession. Gruber is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT. His latest book is “Jump-Starting America How Breakthrough Science Can Revive Economic Growth and the American Dream.”

Jon Gruber on BPR | June 30, 2022

Juliette Kayyem updated us on the latest news from the Jan. 6 committee hearings, focusing on the testimony of Cassidy Hutchinson, a former White House aide and assistant to former Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. Kayyem is an analyst for CNN, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security and faculty chair of the homeland security program at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

Juliette Kayyem on BPR | June 30, 2022