Speaker of the House makes appearance

Speaker of the House makes appearance

As Connecticut’s General Assembly prepares to launch a new session next week, Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz will offer a preview on Thursday’s Brad & Dan Show.  Among the issues the speaker will get into are tolls for Connecticut highways. Also, President Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly says the president will release the…

Lauretti wants to be governor and Lutz Museum prepares for groundhog day

Lauretti wants to be governor and Lutz Museum prepares for groundhog day

Mark Lauretti, the mayor of Shelton, is among the candidates running for governor of Connecticut.  He will explain why he is running on Wednesday’s Brad & Dan Show. The Lutz Museum in Manchester, CT is preparing for its annual groundhog prediction.  Will “Chuckles,” Connecticut’s official state groundhog, see his shadow?  We will get the lowdown from…

Helping minority businesses and Stewart announces

Helping minority businesses and Stewart announces

The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development and the Black Business Alliance are partnering to host Capitol Region Workshops for minority businesses.  On Tuesday’s Brad & Dan Show, state Sen. Doug McCrory, D-2nd District, and BBA Executive Director Frank Dixon will talk about the workshops. New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart has announced she has…

Stefanowski wants to phase out income tax

Stefanowski wants to phase out income tax

Connecticut Republican Party gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski says he has a plan to phase out the state’s income tax.  On Monday’s Brad & Dan Show, he will explain the plan and discuss other ideas he has to improve the state’s economy. Back from Davos, President Trump is now preparing for the State of the Union…

Mayor of not-so-boring Delray Beach joins Brad & Dan

Mayor of not-so-boring Delray Beach joins Brad & Dan

When Connecticut Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont answered “Look, Delray on a Thursday night is pretty boring,” to a question put to him by “Face the State’s” Dennis House, the comment made its way to Florida.  On Friday’s Brad & Dan Show, the mayor of Delray Beach, Fl., Cary Glickstein, will talk about his…

Casino battle shaping up in legislature?

Casino battle shaping up in legislature?

Next week, Bridgeport lawmakers will hold a joint news conference with MGM officials to announce legislation that will be proposed for the upcoming General Assembly session.  The bill will raise the stakes on MGM’s plan to build a $675 million casino in Bridgeport, putting it at odds with the tribal-owned casinos in the state.  On…

Harris is in and why Hartford matters

Harris is in and why Hartford matters

Former Commissioner of the Department of Consumer Protection, Jonathan Harris, wants to be Connecticut’s next governor.  On Wednesday’s Brad & Dan Show, Harris will explain why, as he joins Brad Davis and Paul Pacelli, filling in for Dan Lovallo. The Hartford Studies Public Lecture Series launches a new year, and Bill Hosley will talk about…

Griebel running to unify

Griebel running to unify

Oz Griebel, a Republican, is running for governor of Connecticut as an independent candidate.  His running mate is Democrat Monte Frank.  Griebel says his goal is one of unity.  On Tuesday’s Brad & Dan Show, Griebel will talk about his gubernatorial campaign. The U.S. is requiring enhanced cargo screening from the Middle Eastern airports.  FOX…

What next on government shutdown?

What next on government shutdown?

Will the government shutdown continue into Monday.  On Monday’s Brad & Dan Show, we’ll get the latest from Washington, D.C. with McClatchy Newspapers’ David Lightman. New legislation on grandparents’ rights is expected to be introduced, when the Connecticut General Assembly convenes, and Emidio Cerasale, Connecticut Chapter Director of the Grandparents’ Rights Association of the USA…

Reaction over losing Amazon

Reaction over losing Amazon

Connecticut did not make the list of finalists for the location of Amazon’s second headquarters.  On Friday’s Brad & Dan Show, state Sen. Toni Boucher will provide reaction. The Boston Red Sox are spending a weekend in Connecticut.  Red Sox GMO Alan Grossman will provide Brad & Dan with an update. The ice blocks on…