Power & Politics News12 Saturday at 4:30 pm & 6:30/ Sunday 11:30am & 6:30pm.
Host: John Craven
COVID and CT:
- Former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb on his new book, “Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic”
Sports Betting Launch:
- Rob Simmelkjaer (CT Lottery Board chair)
- Paul Mounds (Gov. Lamont’s chief of staff)
- Gov. Lamont asks for a five month emergency powers extension
- School workers push back against required vaccines
- Group home workers threaten to strike – again
CT ’21 WFSB 8:30 a.m.
Host: Eric Parker
School Bus Driver Shortage
Fran Rabinowitz / Executive Director of the CT Assn of Public School Superintendents
Jon Hipsher / Vice President of the CT School Transportation Association (COSTA)
Jonathan Bennett / Head of Employee Benefits at The Hartford
Special Session Preview + Sunday Spotlight / Natl Youth of the Year at BGCA
Susan Raff / WFSB Chief Political Reporter
Sunday Spotlight Guests: Brianna P / 2021-2022 National Youth of the Year from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Nicole Stere / Teen Director at Boys & Girls Club and Family Center of Bristol
This Week in Connecticut WTNH 10:00 am
Host: Dennis House
Death of reputed mobster Robert Gentile: Ryan McGuigan, Gentile’s attorney
Jennifer Dulos case: Jon Schoenhorn, attorney for Michelle Troconis
Ben Deveran – Next Wave Marketing
Truston Shepard – Trash’n’go
CT Capitol Report WTNH 10:30am
Host: Tom Dudchik
Max Reiss joins Tom.
The Week in COVID in CT/Here Comes the Special Session
Republicans want crime included in the Special Session
Josh Geballe on leniency with firing non-compliant state employees
Department of Labor Clawbacks
Black Women Candidates/Candidate for Cromwell Mayor
New Britain HS “refresh idea fiasco”
The Worst Tennis Match in the History of Tennis
The Real Story Fox61 10 a.m.
Host: Jenn Bernstein
Hartford Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez talks about a return to in-person learning and how schools are dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Yale School of Public Health’s Dr. Albert Ko discusses what health officials have learned about vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals.
Face the Facts WVIT 10 a.m.
Host: Mike Hydeck
Department of Transportation Commissioner Joseph Giulietti
Sara Bronin, who has been nominated to serve as chair to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Christine Stuart reports on the Conservative Caucus hearing on vaccine mandates