Connecticut's phase one of re-opening the state will happen on Wednesday, May 20th. What does this mean to residents of the state?
Join our station in partnership with WTNH News 8 and WCTX MyTV9 as we broadcast the COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall airing on Monday, May 18 from 7pm to 9pm.
The two-hour live event - which will be televised live on WTNH-TV and WCTX-TV with the audio broadcast carried on our radio station - will feature a cross-section of Connecticut’s federal, state, and local government and community leaders.
The Town Hall will include:
- Governor Ned Lamont (D)
- U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D)
- U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D)
- U.S. Representative John Larson (D-1)
- U.S. Representative Joe Courtney (D-2)
- U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-3)
- U.S. Representative Jim Himes (D-4)
- U.S. Representative Jahana Hayes (D-5)
- Scot X. Esdaile, President of the Connecticut State Conference of the NAACP
- Dr. Miguel Cardona, Connecticut’s Commissioner of Education
- Jeff Flaks, President and CEO Hartford HealthCare
and others who will explore a wide range of critical issues regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the state of Connecticut. Due to restrictions on large gatherings, all of the guests will remotely join the broadcast and livestream.
WTNH-TV's anchor Darren Kramer and political correspondent Jodi Latina will host.
The virtual Town Hall will open with an exclusive one-on-one interview with Governor Lamont. Mr. Kramer and Ms. Latina will then talk to the other government and community leaders about the impact of COVID-19 on the state economy, healthcare, education and racial disparities in black and brown communities across Connecticut.
Have questions to ask the guests? Submit them using #CTTownHall across social media or email: ReportIt@wtnh.com
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