Podcast guests include social worker Janet Frazao-Conaci and retired state employee John Hollis join us for a Policy Watch analysis of the Connecticut state budget crisis. While Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton turned a $6 billion budget deficit into a $1 billion surplus by taxing the rich, Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and the Democratic Party controlled General Assembly are protecting the wealthy and corporations with a regressive tax structure and tax loopholes, while soaking the working class with taxes, slashing funding for vital human services and attacking the public sector, the largest employer of Black people and women. The state budget deficit for the next two years is $5 billion
David also gives an update on the Bridgeport police shooting, which resulted in the death of 15-year-old Jayson Negron, and the wounding of 21-year-old Julian Fyfe.