Today With John Rowland – January 7th, 2014
Find out what’s coming up on today’s show with John Rowland.
3:35 – Tim Herbst, Trumbull First Selectman will be on the air. Herbst filed paperwork to explore candidacy for statewide office seeking to apply his record of financial reform on behalf of the people of Connecticut. He was reelected chief executive of Trumbull in November with roughly 70 percent of the vote.
5:10 – Christine Harbin Hanson, Federal Affairs Manager at Americans for Prosperity, is on with the Gov to discuss top issues including taxes and healthcare.
- Minimum wage: This will come up around the State of the Union. President Obama and his allies in Congress want to raise the minimum wage to around $10, but his will hurt the very group its intended to help. See AFP’s analysis Minimum Wage: More Harm than Good
- Tax extenders: 55 targeted tax breaks expired on December 31 , and Congress is expected to extend them retroactively. AFP’s analysis Special Interest Tax Breaks Highlight Problems in Federal Tax Code.
- Special Treatment for Congress under the healthcare law: Senator Ron Johnson filed a lawsuit against special treatment for Congress. which ties into AFP’s “Exempt Me Too” campaign. More here.
- AFP continues its seven-figure anti-Obamacare ad blitz.
Be sure to tune in today starting at 3pm for all the details and discussion, plus The Gov taking your phone calls and more… only on WTIC Newstalk 1080– Listen online HERE!