BPR Full Show: April Showers Bring May Flowers

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Today on Boston Public Radio:

Chuck Todd updates us on the increasing number of GOP members calling for the ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney. Todd is the moderator of “Meet the Press” on NBC, host of “Meet the Press Daily" on MSNBC, and the Political Director for NBC News.

We then talk with listeners about the state of the GOP as Rep. Liz Cheney loses support in the party.

Andrea Cabral shares her thoughts on the trial of former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, and the latest updates in the Sean Ellis case. She also discusses the controversy surrounding a juror in the Derek Chauvin trial after photos of him wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt and attending the 2020 March on Washington surfaced. Cabral is the former Suffolk County sheriff and Massachusetts secretary of public safety. She’s currently the CEO of the cannabis company Ascend.

Congressman Richard Neal discusses President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, focusing on rail service improvements in Massachusetts. He also talks about his plan to make the child tax credit expansion permanent. Congressman Richard Neal is Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee. He represents Massachusetts’ 1st Congressional District.

Next, we ask listeners how they feel about raising taxes for corporations and individuals who make over $400,000 a year.

Sy Montgomery previews her latest book, “The Hummingbirds’ Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings,” and talks about veterinarians’ reluctance to handle hummingbirds due to their fragile bodies. Montgomery is a journalist, naturalist and a BPR contributor. Her latest book is "The Hummingbirds’ Gift: Wonder, Beauty, and Renewal on Wings."

We end the show by talking with listeners about the growing number of people who opt to shower once a week.

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