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Special Hour: Gov. Baker Lays Out Plans For Massachusetts To Gradually Reopen47:15
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BOSTON, MA: May 15, 2020: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker provides an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in the state during a press conference at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.(Staff photo by Nicolaus Czarnecki/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)
BOSTON, MA: May 15, 2020: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker provides an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in the state during a press conference at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.(Staff photo by Nicolaus Czarnecki/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

Here's the Radio Boston rundown for May 18. Tiziana Dearing is our host for a special hour dissecting Gov. Baker's plans for reopening Massachusetts.

  • We hear from WBUR's Callum Borchers on the specifics of Gov. Baker's plans over the next month for the state and get analysis from Dr. Sharon Wright, a senior medical director at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
  • We hear from the North Atlantic States Carpenters Union and UNITE HERE Local 26, which represents workers in hotels, food service, gaming, and at the airport. We ask what workers are feeling about heading back to their jobs.
  • We speak with Jon Hurst on what the governor's plan means for the businesses he represents as the president of the Retailers Association of Massachusetts.

This program aired on May 18, 2020.

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