As we head into May we're taking an opportunity to encore a few segments we've gathered over the past four months that still focus on critical issues facing your community and our state:
We'll start with a previously recorded segment featuring Connecticut's new Comptroller Natalie Braswell, discussing a brand new benefit for front line responders who may have suffered financial issues as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are or know a front line worker, learn about the CT Essential Worker COVID-19 Assistance Fund.
Then, we'll tap an exec from the CT League for Nursing & CT Center for Nursing Workforce that partnered with our friends at CT Data to produce an incredibly important and concerning report about our state's nursing resources, and how a crisis level shortage of nurses is looming.
And we'll close with a call we did during March — Problem Gambling Awareness Month. With Connecticut recently opening up many new ways to lay down and lose - or win a bet - For the People brought in a top resource at Wheeler Health for some straight talk about what to do if you or someone you know - even a teen or young adult - is experiencing unhealthy gambling habits.