February 11, 2022
Total Spectrum Spotlight brings you an exclusive interview with Senator John Thune, the Republican Whip in the U.S. Senate and #2 in Senate Republican leadership. Senator Thune has announced that he would be running for another term in the Senate, thus making things even further interesting come November. With so much going on - Russia threatening Ukraine, rising prices and inflation in the U.S., health mandates being imposed on businesses, worker shortages, and President Biden’s legislative agenda stalling out – Congressman Erik Paulsen hears Senator Thune’s perspectives and insights on these topics and more, plus the legislative agenda for this mid-term election year.
Steve Gordon’s Heard on the Hill covers subjects as diverse as a postal reform bill, a continuing resolution to keep the government open for another month while appropriators try to reach an agreement on a new budget, Supreme Court Associate Justice Breyer’s retirement, what it’s like to try to run a legislative agenda in a 50-50 Senate, and what Washington, D.C. is like two years after the start of the pandemic.
Jesse Weathington gives us the latest in Georgia with his Gold Dome Report. Ramona Lessen monitored the February 8th hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee on protecting youth mental health. And, be sure to check out the Infographs for an in-depth look at current hot topics.