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The Wheelhouse: It's Game Time for Connecticut's Legislature

Feb 18, 2015

Governor Dannel Malloy delivers his budget speech on Wednesday, an event we've anticipated for weeks.

The address is expected to include details about Malloy's big transportation plans for the state, and how he plans to balance the budget while changing the sales tax system.

In our weekly news roundtable The Wheelhouse, we preview his speech while looking at the big picture: What do budget addresses mean, and what are the messages they send?

Today's edition of The Wheelhouse is in two parts. Part one is a preview of the budget speech. Part two is a broadcast of the budget address in its entirety and a wrap-up with WNPR reporters.

GUESTS (PART ONE):

  • Colin McEnroe - Host of The Colin McEnroe Show on WNPR
  • Kevin Rennie - Columnist for the Hartford Courant, attorney, and former Republican state lawmaker
  • Keith Phaneuf - State budget reporter for the Connecticut Mirror
  • Alan Greenblatt - Staff writer for Governing

Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

GUESTS (PART TWO):

  • Colin McEnroe - Host of The Colin McEnroe Show on WNPR
  • Harriet Jones - Business reporter for WNPR
  • Jeff Cohen - Capital region reporter for WNPR