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The Wheelhouse: Elected Officials And Regular People Grapple With Coronavirus Fears

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Joe Amon/Connecticut Public/NENC

Coronavirus is spreading across the nation, and New York City has become a hot spot for the disease. With its ties to New York, nearby Fairfield County has  also been hard hit. But as some governors try to protect their residents by ordering quarantine for out-of-staters, does it tear at the fabric of our country? Was the president too quick to speculate about quarantining parts of Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey? We’ll also hear what our panelists are reading and watching now that we must all stay in.


  • Kevin Rennie -- Hartford Courant Columnist and former state lawmaker (@DailyRuctions)
  • Kaitlyn Krasselt -- Political Reporter for Hearst Connecticut Media (@kaitlynkrasselt)
  • Colin McEnroe -- Host of The Colin McEnroe show, and a columnist at Hearst Connecticut. (@colinmcenroe)

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Matt Dwyer is an editor, reporter and midday host for Connecticut Public's news department. He produces local news during All Things Considered.

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