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 also been recognized by the Florida Associated Press and the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists for his feature reporting.

Connecticut House Speaker Brendan Sharkey says he wants to take a look at the state's self-defense laws to make sure a situation like the deadly shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin can't happen in Connecticut.


The Connecticut General Assembly has so-called veto sessions scheduled for Monday morning meant to look at the possibility of overriding any of Governor Dannel Malloy's vetoes. The sessions are expected to be brief with no major action. 

Westport National Bank will pay more than $7 million to about 240 investors, who lost millions in Bernie Madoff's massive Ponzi scheme.


Coast Guard

A 139-year-old lighthouse in Long Island Sound is for sale, but a buyer has yet to step forward.

A national gun industry association is withdrawing its support for federal legislation to create the Coltsville National Historical Park in Hartford. It cited the recent passage of Connecticut's gun control legislation in a letter to the state's congressional delegation and governor.


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