Dan Katz

WSHU News Director

Dan began his career in public radio at WUFT-FM in Gainesville while attending the University of Florida. As host and producer of the Front Page Edition of All Things Considered, he interviewed several key political figures as well as some controversial personalities. He has been recognized by the Florida Associated Press and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists for his feature reporting.

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This year’s Republican and and Democratic Party primary race for Lieutenant Governor in Connecticut is a study in contrast.

On the Republican side, a long time party stalwart is talking up his conservative credentials against two women he says are too liberal for the party.

On the Democratic side, a former statewide office holder says her past experience in office makes her better prepared than her opponent, a political newcomer who is a union organizer. 

Connecticut Department of Revenue Services

Republican candidates for governor of Connecticut are pushing proposals to eliminate or scale back the state’s income tax.

Natalie Cioffari / WSHU

A 101-year-old Connecticut World War II veteran was honored with three medals over the weekend for his service—74 years after being wounded in combat. 

Toby Talbot / AP

Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut is asking Eversource to reconsider a rate increase on natural gas customers.

Dave Collins / AP

A body was found in a Connecticut building after an explosion during a standoff with a man who had taken his wife hostage, officials said Thursday.