Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz Frankie Graziano / Connecticut Public Radio

Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz says the coronavirus pandemic has presented Connecticut with challenges “of the magnitude” of a “new Depression era.”


Date: Friday, April 17, 2020

Bysiewicz talks with host John Dankosky about witnessing “today’s equivalent of bread lines,” grappling with the U.S. Census Bureau’s request to delay the 2020 count – which she is overseeing in the state – and ensuring the safety of the state’s elections through executive action before the June 2 presidential primary.

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.