CT Essential Politics – Tuesday 12.04.12

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Op-ed, Analysis and Blogs

Woops: Deficit Hits $415m - Keith Phaneuf, CT Mirror
New Estimate Sparks Political Strife – Jon Lender, Courant
Roy: We Disagree With Lembo’s Numbers – Christine Stuart, CTNJ
Malloy & His Handlers Refuse To Come Clean
 – Jon Pelto, Wait, What?
Roy vs. Rob: Twitter Trash Talk Over Budget – Rick Green, Courant
From Weicker To Malloy, They Just Don’t Catch On – Chris Powell, JI
State Repubs Have Deficit Cutting Ideas – Rep. Larry Cafero, Courant
Tax Breaks To Businesses: Mass, N.Y. Spend More – Courant
Why Taxes Will Be Raised In CT – Don Pesci, Red Notes
Lobbyist, Contractor Host Fundraiser For Malloy PAC – Kevin Rennie
State Regulators Miffed At Utility Layoffs – Christine Stuart, CTNJ
Seven CT Schools To Extend Teaching Day – Ana Radelat, CT Mirror
Lawyer: Cost Of Natural Gas Conversion Too Pricey – CTNJ
Give A DEEP Gift – State Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Football Rules! (cartoon) – Bob Englehart, Courant

Editorials
Regents Scandal Grows Uglier – Republican American
Extended School Day Long Overdue – The Day
Administrative Bloat At UConn – New Haven Register
Hartford Faces Huge Child Obesity Problem - Courant

Video/Audio Feed

CT Talking: Host Dan Lovallo predicts the Malloy administration will have to raise taxes in Connecticut’s current budget crisis.  Lovallo also said voters wanted this government, now they’ve got it.   Lovallo also speculated why the ACC chose Louisville over UConn in the latest expansion of the conference. (audio).

The Real Story: State Representative Vin Candelora (R- North Branford) talks about the rough road ahead as lawmakers look to close the budget gap. The Real Story: Part 1 >> An extended interview with retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman — a legacy with many layers. The Real Story: Part 2 >> An extended interview with retiring Sen. Joe Lieberman — a legacy with many layers.
Face The State: Part 1 >> Gov. Malloy’s chief spokesman Roy Occhiogrosso talks about the ongoing budget negotiations. Face The State: Part 2 >> Gov. Malloy’s chief spokesman Roy Occhiogrosso talks about the ongoing budget negotiations. Colin McEnroe Show (audio): Why The Media Need To Do A Better Job >> A post-election snapshot of the press.

SUNDAY TALK SHOW LINE-UP
DUBY MCDOWELL – THE LAUREL

THIS WEEK ON WHERE WE LIVE
JOHN DANKOSKY – WNPR

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