Capitol Report (April 1): Doubts on Legalizing Weed Remain in GOP

By Steve Lance
Steve Lance
Steve Lance
Steve Lance is the host of Capitol Report, a political news show based in Washington aimed at providing a direct channel to the voices and people who shape policy in America. Capitol Report features all of the political news of the day with expert interviews and analysis.
April 1, 2022 Updated: April 1, 2022

The unemployment rate is nearing pre-pandemic lows, but business owners are struggling to hire qualified workers. The labor force added 430,000 new jobs in March.

Some states have already legalized marijuana, and Friday, lawmakers on Capitol Hill took action to legalize it on the federal level.

We’ve reached a new milestone on our road to recovery from the CCP (Chinese Communist Partyvirus, with the lowest hospitalizations in the United States since the pandemic began. But the threat of false information from China continues as the country now locks down again. Joining us to discuss this is doctor and Congressman Brad Wenstrup.

Following high-profile prosecutions of Chinese spies in the United States, lawmakers are urging the Biden administration to crack down on Beijing’s espionage. But first, they say something needs to be changed.

President Joe Biden has announced a major energy plan this week, using the Defense Production Act for clean energy and releasing a historical amount of oil from our emergency stockpile. How will this impact your gas price and the energy sector as a whole?

There’s a redistricting tug-of-war between the two parties in New York state and Maryland. The initial maps were struck down by judges.

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Steve Lance
Steve Lance is the host of Capitol Report, a political news show based in Washington aimed at providing a direct channel to the voices and people who shape policy in America. Capitol Report features all of the political news of the day with expert interviews and analysis.