U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy

In this special edition of “Steady Habits,” Sen. Chris Murphy says Congress is spending too much time debating elements of the trillion-dollar stimulus package instead of focusing on what he says is the more pressing issue – stopping the spread of the coronavirus.


Date: Friday, March 20, 2020

Murphy also talks with host John Dankosky about the controversial proposed bailout of the airline industry and offers insights on what members of Congress knew behind the scenes before the pandemic dramatically halted public life in the United States.

John is CT Mirror's Director of Events. A well-known and highly-regarded radio personality and moderator, he divides his time between CT Mirror — where he heads up our events program and serves as a multi-platform consultant — and the NPR / PRI program Science Friday. Previously, John was executive editor of the New England News Collaborative and the host of NEXT, a weekly program about New England. He also appeared weekly on The Wheelhouse, WNPR’s news roundtable program. His 25 years in public media also include serving as vice president of news for Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network, host of WNPR’s Where We Live, and regular fill-in host for the PRI program Science Friday in New York. He was twice recognized by PRNDI as America’s best public radio call-in show.