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AP
May 20, 2020 - 12:44 am
Connecticut's partial reopening begins Wednesday, but not every business is ready to launch with COVID-19 restrictions.
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Todd Feinburg
May 15, 2020 - 6:44 pm
The governor justified his hiring of a $2 million Boston consulting firm to reopen the state by saying that he's still learning the business of state government. We discuss whether this is a wasteful expenditure or a wise one. Later in the hour, Dr. Renee Kurtz, a dentist from Cheshire, explains...
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Reopen CT Advisory Group graphic on progress towards reopening criteria, 5/14/20
Governor's Office/ Microsoft Teams/ CT-N Connecticut Network
Dave Mager
May 14, 2020 - 9:32 pm
From honking protestors to state GOP leaders to business associations, Gov. Lamont has heard it from all sides on "reopening," Now, the complaints are coming from some of the governor's closest allies in the State Senate. Even so, partial reopening for next Weds., May 20th, appears to be on track...
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Take out and delivery are the only orders of the moment at Connecticut restaurants. (Shown here, the landmark Rein's Deli in Vernon, 3/17/20)
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
May 13, 2020 - 10:27 pm
As many restaurants prepare to reopen for outdoor seating next week, Gov. Lamont faces pressure from the industry to allow others to open for indoor seating earlier than planned. For the first time, the governor says indoor seating could open by June 20th. 150 business leaders have signed a letter...
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CT DPH map of COVID-19 hospitalizations by county, 5/12/20
@CTDPH/ Governor's Office
Dave Mager
May 12, 2020 - 10:06 pm
Gov. Ned Lamont says most of the factors he's been watching suggest that Connecticut can go ahead with a scheduled, limited reopening for offices, restaurants, retail and more. The planning for those big steps on May 20th is steady, even as the governor has ordered a major personnel change in his...
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Todd Feinburg
May 12, 2020 - 6:37 pm
Brent McCall discusses how prisons work, and how poorly they do in striving to achieve their number 1 goal - preparing inmates to not return to prison once released. McCall has served 24 years in the state prison system. Learn more about Brent's former cellmate and co-author, Michael Liebowitz, by...
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