Episode 124: Testing 1, 2, 3

35 minutes

3/25/20--It's another week of podcasting from our respective bunkers, and another week of coronavirus developments coming at us at breakneck speed. The impacts of the outbreak are even dipping into our elections even, exhibited by the moves to push back the March 31 special elections.

Governor Charlie Baker administered a stay-at-home order, shuttering all non-essential businesses. Will Bay Staters listen to the Governor's call? According to the newest poll put out by The MassINC Polling Group and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the majority probably will, as most residents have already been tamping down their social interactions and non-essential errands already.

Becky Walker Grossman is a Newton City Councillor running for Congress in the Massachusetts 4th Congressional District, and she joins Steve and Stephanie remotely to talk about her run. She says the outbreak has brought new significance to the issues that were important before all of this -- namely universal health care and access to childcare.


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