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Voting rights bills face more of the same opposition in Congress; More on the Omicron growth curve; Oakland considers lateral hires for police; Plus Jenn Johns on her concert tomorrow night

Image courtesy of Jenn Johns.

On today’s show:

0:08 – Mitch Jeserich (@MitchJeserich), joins us to explain key voting rights bills and social spending bills that Democrats are struggling to get passed.

0:33 – Dr. John Swartzberg, clinical professor emeritus of infectious diseases at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health joins us to answer more COVID questions.

1:08 – Oakland District 2 Councilmember and Council President Nikki Fortunado Bas (@nikki4oakland) and District 3 Councilmember Carroll Fife (@carroll_fife) join us to unpack a proposal to approve lateral police hires and signing bonuses for new officers.

1:33 – Lastly, Jenn Johns (@aquariusjohns), a powerhouse, vocalist, songwriter, producer, and entrepreneur joins us to discuss her latest show tomorrow at The New Parish. Tickets for The Love Epoch are available. (You’ll need proof that you’re either fully vaccinated or that you tested negative for COVID less than 48 hours before doors open in order to attend). Find out more about Jenn and her other projects here.

We played Jenn Johns’ song Dreamers at the top of her interview.

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