Two famous Connecticut families have their names enshrined on buildings and roads. Both are back in the news for different reasons this week.
Paul Manafort - a son of New Britain, where a road bears the name of his father, businessman and mayor Paul Manafort - has been indicted on charges linked to the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. He’s now become the central figure - maybe the first of many - in Robert Mueller’s probe into the Trump campaign.
This hour, we consider what’s happened so far - and what’s next. And, we’ll consider the story of the Sacklers, whose fortune was built on the backs of the highly addictive opioid, Oxycontin - that’s the subject of a big New Yorker piece this month.
And, what are some realities now that Governor Malloy has signed the state budget?
- Colin McEnroe - Host of WNPR's Colin McEnroe Show
- Dan Haar - Associate editor and columnist at Hearst CT Media
- Dan Klau - Attorney, blogs at appealinglybrief.com