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A daily news podcast from the Connecticut-New York region, with a focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath. Hosted by WSHU’s Sabrina Garone. Publishing evenings, Monday through Friday.

Sabrina Garone


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    New England states gain new residents during the pandemic

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 8:21

    The Northeast region gained at least 43,000 temporary households last year.

    A new report says 85% of the state could benefit from habitat restoration

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2021 10:18

    A number of bird species in Connecticut are in trouble,

    Officials share a positive outlook on Connecticut's economy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 16:45

    Connecticut businesses are ready to make a comeback following disruptions caused by the pandemic.

    Officials approve the South Fork Wind Project

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 11:19

    Construction on New York State's first offshore wind farm will begin in January.

    Mass transit in Connecticut will get a big investment

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 7:43

    Mass transit in Connecticut will get some help to make a post-pandemic comeback.

    Omicron renews calls from doctors to take precautions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 8:32

    Connecticut doctors say they're prepared to tackle the omicron variant if necessary.

    A new bill that could make food more accessible to those in need

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 7:51

    A bipartisan bill could provide $60 million to WIC offices across the country.

    Environmentalists want shoppers to be more conscious this holiday season

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 7:03

    While Black Friday is great for businesses, but these purchases can put a damper on the environment.

    Connecticut will get billions to clean up PFAS

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 8:07

    The new infrastructure package will help remove PFAS from drinking water and wastewater in the state.

    A win today for the Build Back Better agenda

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 46:37

    The U.S. House voted to raise the SALT cap.

    Connecticut's plan to tackle racial health disparities

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 7:52

    A new commission is the result of a bill declaring racism a public health crisis in Connecticut.

    Connecticut's COVID-19 infection rate is on the rise

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 7:11

    Connecticut's COVID-19 infection rate is now over 4%, the highest it's been in 2 months.

    It's a twister! Long Islanders access damage from last weekend's tornadoes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 7:03

    Damage from four small tornadoes could cost Long Islanders millions.

    What do Connecticut parents really think about CRT?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 8:46

    What a new poll reveals about parents' feelings on CRT in public schools.

    New York reexamines how electric vehicles are sold in the state

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 7:58

    Electric vehicle manufacturers want customers to buy directly from them.

    A new bill could help 3.5 million Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 11:51

    Congress is considering legislation that would guarantee health benefits to veterans exposed to toxic chemicals.

    Cleaning LI Sound will take some help from the federal government

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 7:41

    Long Island Sound will get over $100 million from the federal infrastructure bill once the president signs it.

    The MTA expects big money from the infrastructure package

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 7:51

    The MTA is expected to receive $10-billion from the federal infrastructure bill awaiting the president's signature.

    Killingly power plant may be dead

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 8:54

    ISO New England says there's really no need to build the controversial power plant.

    Connecticut's new standard to help students avoid quarantine

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021

    Data from other states suggest COVID-19 transmission amongst kids is low, as long as masks are used.

    Connecticut prepares for COVID vaccine distribution for kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 7:30

    The Hartford Healthcare System administered some of the first COVID-19 vaccinations in the country to young kids last night.

    It's Election Day — Key races to watch in our region

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 8:23

    Redistricting is back on the New York ballot.

    How Greenwich hedge funds could help out Main Street

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 10:56

    Local businesses thrive as more companies move to Greenwich, a new study finds.

    SUNY schools see a drop in enrollment

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 11:07

    Fewer students are going to public colleges in New York this fall.

    Eversource will pay up after Isaias, but is it enough?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 7:51

    Eversource will pay a $103 million settlement to the state of Connecticut.

    A key part of Fairfield County's coastline will get a big investment

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021

    Construction will begin to restore Great Meadows Marsh in Stratford.

    Today's nor'easter plans to stick around

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 7:23

    A state of emergency is declared in Suffolk over today's nor'easter.

    New York expects a shortfall in nurses

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 8:35


    Senator Gillibrand wants millions in federal funding for workforce development in healthcare.


    Traveling to Montauk could become a more scenic trip

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 10:22

    The Montauk gateway could soon say goodbye to its above-ground power lines.

    Congresswoman DeLauro teams up with Paris Hilton to pass legislation

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 13:47

    Paris Hilton and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro take on the troubled teen care industry.

    Beach grass could protect coastal Connecticut homes...for now

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 8:21

    Beach grass could protect coastal Connecticut homes...for now

    Many Connecticut towns won't drop their mask mandates just yet

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 9:38

    It seems many mask mandates will be upheld in Connecticut for now.

    New York consumers are worried

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 11:28

    A new Siena College poll says New York consumer confidence is down.

    After All Things: Welcome to Connecticut! Biden makes his 2nd trip to the nutmeg state

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 8:41

    Making his second trip to Connecticut since taking office, President Joe Biden is pushing a $3.5 trillion spending plan that would lower child care costs and create universal Pre-K. New York is finally going to pay up for education. The former Suffolk County DA is denied bail, and a WSHU podcast gets a big audience.

    Connecticut state employees who did not get the vaccine lose their jobs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 8:33

    Less than 1% of Connecticut state employees have been let go or placed on unpaid leave. Governor Hochul defends eliminating religious exemptions from vaccines, Connecticut republicans want to crack down on juvenile crime, and the TikTok challenge that's got local students and parents concerned.

    After All Things: Nearly all New York Republican leaders back Zeldin for governor

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 8:03

    U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin of eastern Long Island has support from nearly all local Republican leaders to run for governor of New York. Governor Hochul is the frontrunner, though, for next year's election. How some Yale students are working to help discharged veterans, and lawmakers say TCI needs public pressure to pass.

    After All Things: West Haven's mayor has concerns over CARES Act expenditures

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 8:41

    The mayor of West Haven says she uncovered multiple “improper” payouts of federal Coronavirus relief money. New York healthcare workers can apply for religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine. President Biden will make a trip to Connecticut later this week, and Indigenous People's Day replaced some Columbus Day celebrations around the country.

    After All Things: SUNY can't mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all of its employees

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 7:35

    SUNY doesn't have the power to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for all of its employees. Online sports betting in Connecticut kicks off tomorrow, a state lawmaker defends her controversial comment about the governor, and the impacts of “Don's Ask, Don't Tell”.

    After All Things: Connecticut's restaurant industry is struggling post-pandemic

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 9:21

    Nearly 80% of Connecticut restaurants report lower revenues than they did in 2019. Unvaccinated state workers in Connecticut could face unpaid leave, leaders from Mystic Aquarium make a trip to the White House today, and how's New York's new governor doing?

    After All Things: Nitrogen pollution means trouble for Long Island's shellfish industry

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 11:17

    Wastewater runoff from this summer's storms has pushed large amounts of nitrogen into Long Island's waterways. States in our region team up to prevent crime, Governor Hochul shares how the opioid crisis has impacted her family, and how New London is celebrating the history of its black community.

    After All Things: What'll it take to get Connecticut back to work?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 14:13

    Advocates have proposed an employment plan to help businesses find help. Most state employees have complied with Connecticut's vaccine mandate, looking further into Cuomo's book deal, and could climate change force us to move?

    After All Things: State workers in Connecticut get a small vaccine extension

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 10:28

    Governor Lamont says he'll give Connecticut state workers a few days to comply with a vaccination mandate. Updates could be coming soon to I-95, the New York Civil Liberties Union sues Nassau County Police, and making life for military spouses a bit easier.

    After All Things: Long Islanders join nationwide rallies for abortion rights

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 9:02

    Hundreds of Long Island residents joined nationwide rallies in support of abortion access. Connecticut business owners struggle to find new employees, Long Island democrats endorse Governor Hochul for next year's gubernatorial election, and the opposition to Killingly power plant continues.

    After All Things: Commutes to Manhattan could become more expensive

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 8:50

    Long Island residents have concerns over congestion pricing to commute into Manhattan. Combating military suicides with mental health care, a federal baby bond program looks a lot like Connecticut's program and Governor Hochul's potential challengers.

    After All Things: Ante Up! Sports Betting Now Legal In Connecticut

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 7:49

    Sports betting is legal in Connecticut at its two tribal casinos as of today. Connecticut makes a huge payment on its pension debt, expanding internet access in the state, and New York hospitals experience staffing shortages.

    After All Things: What's New York Without Long Island?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 7:48

    Officials want to extend the Empire State Trail through Long Island. Connecticut state employees get an extension for their vaccines, the MTA's stalled COVID-19 recovery, and mortgage relief could be on its way to Connecticut residents soon.

    After All Things: TCI In Connecticut Is Still A ‘Maybe'

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 7:28

    Connecticut lawmakers could take up the Transportation and Climate Initiative. Expanding hurricane relief in New York, how one Yale student's time in prison inspired prize winning poetry, and Connecticut needs to cut back on trash.

    After All Things: Less Traffic on the Merritt? Yes, Please!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 9:01

    Connecticut commuters might soon experience less traffic on the Merritt Parkway. New York prepares for a healthcare worker shortage, some Connecticut bus drivers protest vaccine mandates, and how do these mandates hold up in court?

    After All Things: Protecting Problem Gamblers

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 11:15

    Legal online gambling is expected to take off in Connecticut this month, a vaccine deadline for New York healthcare workers is approaching, New Haven is expecting some unwanted guests this weekend, and is the Suffolk County Police Department diverse enough?

    After All Things: Teachers Want to Breathe Easy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 9:21

    Many Connecticut public schools have poor air quality. Conservatives in Connecticut oppose extending the governor's emergency powers, advocates are disappointed the state won't move forward with TCI, and New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker is out.

    After All Things: The Price of Early Voting

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 7:08

    A Suffolk County election official says early voting is too expensive to run this year. Can the ocean be shared by both marine life and offshore wind? Connecticut's Department of Labor plans to take back millions in unemployment payments, and drama over gerrymandering.

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