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Sandy Hook Two Years Later & Governor Malloy Talks Future on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review 
Friday, December 19, 2014, 11:09:47 AM Go to full article

For Immediate Release

December 19, 2014

Contact: Chris Zaccaro

(860) 246-1553, ext. 116

chris.zaccaro@cga.ct.gov

 

Sandy Hook Two Years Later & Governor Malloy Talks Future on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review

 

Hartford, CT – Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Connecticut Network viewers will hear this week's candid and public remarks from Governor Dannel Malloy on the latest episode of CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review.

 

With just a couple of weeks left in his first term and his second inauguration on the horizon, Governor Malloy spoke candidly about his first four years leading the state and plans for his second term in office. Capitol Report will review the Governor's comments, his announcements on upcoming changes in his administration and his first ride on the new CTfastrak bus rapid transit system which is slated for completion in March, 2015.

 

The second anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown was also marked this week by various leaders and relatives of victims. The somber event renewed the fight for passing meaningful gun legislation in Congress, while discussions regarding unaddressed mental health needs continued to play out on the state level.

 

This week's episode will also cover a task force's study on ways to improve Connecticut’s system for restraining orders and the State Elections Enforcement Commission’s possible legislative proposals for the upcoming 2015 session.

 

Capitol Report: Week in Review summarizes the activity at the State Capitol during the week, using voice over and graphics to combine history, context, and next steps in the process with full-length excerpts from the week's proceedings.  The program premieres on CT-N every Friday night at 7:00 p.m., then rebroadcasts at Noon and 7:00 p.m. on Saturdays, 8:00 p.m. on Sundays, and 6:00 a.m. Monday mornings; check CT-N's online program schedule for additional airtimes.  Each episode runs between 30 and 60 minutes.

 

In keeping with the network's seamless integration of telecast and interactive content, all episodes of Capitol Report are available online on www.CT-N.com and CT-N’s Capitol Report YouTube channel. Visit www.ct-n.com/CR for OnDemand viewing, annotated with synopses and links to related gavel-to-gavel coverage.  

 

CT-N is available full-time for Frontier Communications U-Verse customers on channel 83 and on expanded basic cable statewide. Visit ct-n.com to find the channel location for the network in your community or to watch online. All Connecticut Network programming is closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

 

Nominated for a 2012 Boston/New England Emmy Award, Winner of the national Sunshine Award from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Excellence in Journalism Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Connecticut Network is the state’s source for complete and balanced television and webcast coverage of state government and public affairs.  For more information, become a fan of CT-N on Facebook, follow the network at www.twitter.com/CTNetworkTV or visit CT-N’s website at www.ct-n.com.

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CSCU 2020 Updates and the Home Energy Affordability Gap on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review 
Friday, December 12, 2014, 12:19:55 PM Go to full article

For Immediate Release

December 12, 2014

Contact: Chris Zaccaro

(860) 246-1553, ext. 116

chris.zaccaro@cga.ct.gov

 

CSCU 2020 Updates and the Home Energy Affordability Gap on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review

 

Hartford, CT – Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Connecticut Network viewers will hear what state legislators asked the man at the helm of the State University System's CSCU 2020 plan on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review...

 

click to download attachment 2014_12_12_CapitolReport.pdf

Rising Electric Rates Spark Warnings on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review 
Friday, December 05, 2014, 1:31:03 PM Go to full article

For Immediate Release

December 5, 2014

Contact: Chris Zaccaro

(860) 246-1553, ext. 116

chris.zaccaro@cga.ct.gov

 

Rising Electric Rates Spark Warnings on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review

 

Hartford, CT – Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Connecticut Network viewers will hear the latest on the expected, yet controversial, electric rate hikes happening across the state on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review...

 

click to download attachment 2014_12_5_CapitolReport.pdf

Rules of Engagement: Boomers vs. Millennials - LIVE Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. 
Tuesday, December 02, 2014, 10:33:21 AM Go to full article

For Immediate Release

December 2, 2014

Contact: Chris Zaccaro

(860) 246-1553, ext. 116

chris.zaccaro@cga.ct.gov

 

Rules of Engagement: Boomers vs. Millennials

At Connecticut’s Old State House & Live on CT-N December 18 at 7pm

 

Hartford, CT – The "generation gap" is nothing new, but when two powerful forces for civic change are poised on either side of it, what does that mean for our communities and our democracy? On Thursday, December 18 at 7 p.m. Connecticut's Old State House invites the public to attend in person or watch live on The Connecticut Network (CT-N) as it attempts to break through generational barriers and explore the diverse rules of civic engagement used by two of America's most talked about groups during its next Town Hall Meeting, Rules of Engagement: Boomers vs. Millennials...

 

click to download attachment 2014_12_2_RulesofEngagement.pdf

Legislative Leaders Call Out Thanksgiving Grinches on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 1:13:40 PM Go to full article

For Immediate Release

November 26, 2014

Contact: Chris Zaccaro

(860) 246-1553, ext. 116

chris.zaccaro@cga.ct.gov

 

Legislative Leaders Call Out Thanksgiving Grinches on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review

 

Hartford, CT – Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Connecticut Network viewers will recap the preparation taken as Thanksgiving and the state's first snow storm of the season approached on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review...

 

click to download attachment 2014_11_26_CapitolReport.pdf

On This Week's CT-N Capitol Report: As Deficit Emerges, State Agencies Asked to Reduce Spending 
Thursday, November 20, 2014, 4:08:49 PM Go to full article

For Immediate Release

November 20, 2014

Contact: Chris Zaccaro

(860) 246-1553, ext. 116

chris.zaccaro@cga.ct.gov

 

On This Week's CT-N Capitol Report: As Deficit Emerges, State Agencies Asked to Reduce Spending

 

Hartford, CT – Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Connecticut Network viewers will recap a week that included news about projected state budget deficit of $100 million on the latest episode of CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review....

 

click to download attachment 2014_11_20_CapitolReport.pdf

CT-N Goes Inside the World of Advocating with ADVOCACY: Turning the Gears of Democracy 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 2:04:21 PM Go to full article

For Immediate Release 

November 19, 2014

Contact: Chris Zaccaro

(860) 246-1553, ext. 116

chris.zaccaro@cga.ct.gov

 

CT-N Goes Inside the World of Advocating with ADVOCACY: Turning the Gears of Democracy

 

Hartford, CT – Connecticut citizens looking to create change within their own town, state or country have a new source to turn to when learning about how to advocate. The Connecticut Network (CT-N) has produced a four-part education program entitled ADVOCACY: Turning the Gears of Democracy as part of its Civics Engagement Series.

CT-N's own Diane Smith walks the viewer through the program which explains what advocacy is, what an advocate's rights are, effective advocacy strategies and how to use social and traditional media to help spread awareness about a specific topic or movement. Using personal insights from citizens, lawmakers and lobbyists, Turning the Gears of Democracy provides viewers with in-depth commentary that demystifies and breaks down the advocating process into easy-to-understand steps.

Advocacy experts who reflected on their experiences include Susan Campbell of Partnership for Strong Communities, Former Connecticut State Representative Pam Sawyer, Betty Gallo, a Lobbyist from the firm of Gallo & Robinson, and Phil Ouellette, Owner of Eli Cannon's restaurant in Middletown. Filming locations included the Legislative Office Building in Hartford, Connecticut’s Old State House in downtown Hartford, Portland High School, Eli Cannon's in Middletown, Mills Memorial Apartments in Meriden and The Lyceum in Hartford.

ADVOCACY: Turning the Gears of Democracy can be viewed at the Connecticut Network's website at www.CT-N.com and by clicking on "Participate" at the top of the page. The four-part program can also be found, viewed and shared on CT-N’s YouTube channel located at www.YouTube.com/user/ConnecticutNetworkTV.

Part 1: Defining Advocacy 

Part 2: Your Right to Advocate 

Part 3: Advocacy Strategies 

Part 4: Advocacy and the Media 

 

Turning the Gears of Democracy is the third installment of CT-N's Civics Engagement Series, which is produced to educate the people of Connecticut on the nuances of civic engagement and the positive impact that one person can bring to our democracy. Previous installments include Making Your Voice Heard, which explains the process for testifying before a legislative committee, and Just One Vote, which explains the voting process in Connecticut. Each of these programs can also be found at CT-N's website at www.CT-N.com and by clicking on "Participate."

CT-N is available full-time on AT&T U-Verse channel 83, Cox Cable channel 2 and on expanded basic cable statewide. All Connecticut Network programming is closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

 

Nominated for a 2012 Boston/New England Emmy Award, Winner of the national Sunshine Award from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Excellence in Journalism Award from the Connecticut Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Connecticut Network is the state's source for complete and balanced television and webcast coverage of state government and public affairs. For more information, become a fan of CT-N on Facebook, follow the network at www.twitter.com/CTNetworkTV or visit CT-N's website at www.ct-n.com.

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Sandy Hook Parents Provide Insight as Commission's Report Nears Completion on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review 
Friday, November 14, 2014, 11:26:51 AM Go to full article

For Immediate Release

November 14, 2014

Contact: Chris Zaccaro

(860) 246-1553, ext. 116

chris.zaccaro@cga.ct.gov

 

Sandy Hook Parents Provide Insight as Commission's Report Nears Completion on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review

 

Hartford, CT – Starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Connecticut Network viewers will recap another emotional meeting for the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, which took place just miles from where the Newtown tragedy occurred on CT-N Capitol Report: Week in Review...

 

click to download attachment 2014_11_14_CapitolReport.pdf



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