The Wheelhouse: Politicians Calling Bluffs?
Two big Connecticut corporations threatened to leave the state after a budget deal was reached before the end of the regular session. But were they empty threats? Governor Dannel Malloy didn't want to take any chances and announced last week a reduction in business tax hikes. This hour, our weekly news roundtable The Wheelhouse continues the budget drama, and other legislation that may be taken up during a special session. One of those, Malloy's "Second Chance Society" proposals were touted by the governor in Germany this week.
Listen to an excerpt from the show, including a call from Sen. Gary Winfield:
- Colin McEnroe - Host of The Colin McEnroe Show on WNPR
- Daniela Altimari - Statehouse reporter for The Hartford Courant
- Paul Bass - Editor of the New Haven Independent
John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.