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A Check-In with Governor Lamont & Coronavirus Reaches State Prisons

Apr 6, 2020

This hour, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont is calling in to give us the latest on the state’s response to coronavirus

Over the last week, at least 8 inmates in Connecticut prisons have tested positive for COVID 19. Another 16 prison staff have the disease. Later in the hour we will talk to state lawmakers and advocates on how to contain the spread of coronavirus in Connecticut correctional facilities.

GUESTS:

  • Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont (@GovNedLamont)
  • Melvin Medina - Public Policy and Advocacy Director at the ACLU in Connecticut (@MelMedinaCT)
  • Amanda Svenningsen - Connecticut resident living in Bristol, CT
  • State Senator Gary Winfield - a Democrat who represents New Haven and West Haven (@10SDDem)