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Legislative Preview Panel

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John Dankosky sits down with Southern Connecticut State University professor Jonathan Wharton, CT News Junkie columnist Susan Bigelow and Hearst Connecticut associate editor Dan Haar to discuss the upcoming legislative session.


The Connecticut Mirror’s free, three-part 2021 legislative session preview series is made possible through the generous support of CBIA and the Rebuilding Connecticut campaign. Connecticut’s fighting back — and our workers, innovators, and local businesses are leading the way. Learn more at CBIA.com.

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.