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Steady Habits: Debating Police Reform, Lawmakers Talk About Racism “In Real Time”
This week on “Steady Habits,” we gain insight into the most contentious vote from last week’s special legislative session: police reform. In this two-part conversation, Host John Dankosky breaks down the debate and vote in last week’s General Assembly session, what you need to know going into this week’s Senate session, and how we can best tackle such divisive territory going forward.
The State Senate takes up a controversial police reform bill this week, after what many saw as a raw and emotional overnight debate on the floor of the House. The bill, pushed by progressive Democrats following the death of George Floyd, passed along party lines, and was the subject of demonstrations in support of both Black Lives Matter and police outside the capitol.
This week on “Steady Habits,” The CT Mirror’s criminal justice reporter Kelan Lyons joins us, along with Ndidi Moses, past president of the Connecticut Bar Association and an assistant U.S. Attorney. She’s leading efforts to bring sides together to talk. “To change, you have to get out of your comfort zone,” Moses says.
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On “Steady Habits,” our goal is to foster meaningful conversations with newsmakers and the journalists who cover them. We’re planning to dig into some of Connecticut’s biggest stories in policy and politics.
John Dankosky, a 25-year radio journalist in Connecticut, will serve as the program’s host.