Brad and Paul Schedule: February 7th

We hope you wrap up your week, the WDRC way! Here’s whats on tap with Brad and Paul:

– Patrick Sasser from will talk about: Connecticut Democrats want to create a state transit authority. Republicans say it’s just a back-door pathway to tolls. Democratic legislators called for creating a special transportation panel Wednesday, but Republicans immediately blasted the idea as a front for electronic highway tolls. Senate Democrats said that the new Connecticut Transportation Authority would have the authority to make priorities for transportation projects in a state that has been criticized for years for its crumbling infrastructure. The final wording of the bill has not been completed, but Republicans immediately said it would allow for a backdoor pathway to tolls.

– CHRIS RADLICZ, Family Service Director Family Service Director, CATHOLIC CEMETARY ASSOCIATION, will talk about: Introduction of dignity of life with February pricing.

– DOUG EVANS, ARTS ACROSS CONNECTICUT, will give us an update of what’s happening in the Arts.

– SAUNDRA DALTON-SMITH, A Better Valentine’s Day in 5 Minutes

Want to really connect with your Valentine? If you have just five minutes to spare each day—and who doesn’t?—Saundra Dalton-Smith, M.D., can tell you what you can do to boost the intimacy you experience as a couple including your sex life. She’ll explain how to make the most of this five minutes whether you sit on the bed, on the couch or anywhere in between as you give each other uninterrupted time to make eye contact and talk about your lives. Far too often, Dr. Saundra will say, couples spend most of their time on conflict resolution—not closeness. She’ll explain what social rest and emotional rest are and ways couples can provide these respites for their spouses so everyone wins. Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Saundra has been featured in featured in Prevention, Women’s Day, Redbook, First For Women, and numerous other media outlets. Her newest book is “Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.”

– ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLIAM TONG, Tong pushing state’s Purdue Pharma Opioid inquiry to Pharmacy suppliers. Connecticut is considering expanding the state’s lawsuit against Stamford-based opioid maker Perdue Pharma to include pharmacies and others that distributed the company’s addictive product.

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