AUDIO: Senator Tina Smith provides Washington, D.C. update

U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.) called the station this morning, and gave a brief update on things underway in the nation’s capitol.

A $3 trillion stimulus package narrowly passed the House this week, but Smith anticipates it will not move past Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

Smith also discussed how the affordable housing crisis has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, and raised concerns that the nation may face another housing crisis, similar to what happened in 2008.

She proposed some relief for rent and mortgage payers yesterday in the Senate.

Listen to the full interview here:


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