The Talk of Connecticut
 
Show Rundown for Monday, May 2, 2016
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PETER GIOIA Chief economist for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association Peter talked about the ongoing budget chaos going on at the State Capitol.

Connecticut Senator RICHARD BLUMENTHAL Senator Richard Blumenthal and Senator Isakson introduced a sweeping new bill Thursday aimed at protecting whistleblowers and speeding the firing of bad actors at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

DAVID LIGHTMAN (National Correspondent from McClatchy Newspapers) With tomorrow's Indiana Primary there is a chance that this will be the last chance for Ted Cruz to stop Donald Trump.

WENDY PATRICK (Legal analyst and career trial attorney) In an attempt to keep jurors from researching a case online or chatting about it with their friends on social media, California has proposed legislation that would give judges the power to fine a juror up to 1,500.

GOP State Senate leader LEN FASANO Len updated us on the latest budget news, including word that the current fiscal year's budget is further in the red.

Dr. MIKE SMALLEY A religion expert Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law that would allow counselors and therapists to refuse clients based on their beliefs. Counselors who decline clients will need to refer them to a provider who will see them and they will not be allowed to deny clients in risk of imminent danger.

AMY LENIHAN (Volunteer for Great Strides a Cystic Fibrosus Foundation) LIVE IN THE TALK OF CONNECTICUT STUDIO Amy was in to talk about the effect cystic fibrosis has had in her life, the life of her family and individuals who have this disease. Great Strides will be holding a walk to raise money and awareness about cystic fibrosis on Saturday May, 7th, at Wickham Park in Manchester. WEBSITE: Great Stride Cystic Fibrosis Walk **PHONE NUMBER: 860-632-7300

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