Thursday’s Brad & Dan: Is Hartford ready for professional soccer?

Thursday’s Brad & Dan: Is Hartford ready for professional soccer?

Is Hartford ready to host a professional soccer team?  On Thursday’s Brad & Dan Show, Bruce Mandell will talk about his dream of bringing a team to the city, as part of the United Soccer League. The health of its residents should be Connecticut’s highest priority.  Those are the results of the latest InformCT survey. …

Wednesday’s Brad & Dan Show: New developments on Whiting Forensic Institute

Wednesday’s Brad & Dan Show: New developments on Whiting Forensic Institute

There are new developments at the troubled Whiting Forensic Institute, and on Wednesday’s Brad & Dan Show, NBC Connecticut’s Len Besthoff will have the update.  Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin makes his monthly visit and FOX News Simon Owen will have an update from a pirate radio station in South Korea, broadcasting into North Korea. As…

Tuesday’s Brad & Dan Show: What you need to know before getting credit or debit card

Tuesday’s Brad & Dan Show: What you need to know before getting credit or debit card

Do you have a teenager or college student about to get a credit or debit card?  On Tuesday’s Brad & Dan Show, Howard Schwartz of the Better Business Bureau serving Connecticut, will explain what you and your child needs to know, before applying for that plastic. Howard will cover several topics, including how to find…

Monday’s Brad & Dan Show talks minimum wage

Monday’s Brad & Dan Show talks minimum wage

Should the state of Connecticut raise the minimum wage?  In his State of the State address, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed raising the minimum wage.  On Monday’s Brad & Dan Show, state Sen. Eric Berthel, R-32, will comment on the proposal. We finally have a budget deal from Washington, D.C.  What’s the scoop?  David Lightman…

Friday Brad & Dan Show: East Windsor casino not a done deal

Friday Brad & Dan Show: East Windsor casino not a done deal

The proposed casino for East Windsor may not be a done deal after all.  On Friday’s Brad & Dan Show, State Sen. Tony Hwang, R-28, will explain the latest. As the weekend approaches, Doug Evans will update us on Arts Across Connecticut. Plus your calls at 888-574-2723 and the latest on traffic with Cindy Weightman. …

Thursday’s Brad & Dan Show: Turns out new fees not solely for parks

Thursday’s Brad & Dan Show: Turns out new fees not solely for parks

As it turns out, the new fee on our motor vehicle registrations is not solely dedicated to our parks and campgrounds, as was suggested by lawmakers, when the fee was approved. On Thursday’s Brad & Dan Show, state Sen. Joe Markley, R-16, will explain. There is also a new report out by Vinnie Vernuccio, about  the…

Wednesday’s Brad & Dan Show: General Assembly launches new session

Wednesday’s Brad & Dan Show: General Assembly launches new session

As the Connecticut General Assembly launches a new session, Senate Republican President Len Fasano will offer his perspective on Wednesday’s Brad & Dan Show. There is a new website that has launched in Connecticut, prepared to challenge mainstream media, and Brad & Dan will talk with one of its founders, Andrew Lautz. And in honor…

Nappier reflects on career on Tuesday’s Brad & Dan

Nappier reflects on career on Tuesday’s Brad & Dan

Connecticut state Treasurer Denise Nappier will reflect on her career as the state’s treasurer on Tuesday’s Brad & Dan Show.  Nappier, who will not seek re-election, will have served 20 years in the position, when her tenure is completed. Also on the program, Elizabeth Horton Sheff of the Community Renewal Team will talk about how…

Linares will push for pension reform

Linares will push for pension reform

Connecticut state Sen. Art Linares, R-33rd District, says he will push for state employee pension reform, during the upcoming legislative session.  On Monday’s Brad & Dan Show, the senator will explain what he has in mind. Also, Pete Gioia, Vice President & economist for the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, will talk about the economy…

Why you cannot place tolls at the Connecticut border

Why you cannot place tolls at the Connecticut border

As the debate for adding tolls in Connecticut revs up, some advocates are supporting the placement of tolls at the state’s borders.  Just one problem, you cannot.  On Friday’s Brad & Dan Show, Marc Fitch, investigative reporter for the Yankee Institute for Pubic Policy will explain why.  Plus, State Sen. Len Suzio, a member of…