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Stan Simpson is an award-winning multi-media journalist. He is also an education advocate and strategic communicator. He hosts The Stan Simpson Show every Saturday morning on FOX61.

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  • The Stan Simpson Show: Chris Keating updates us on Lamont’s first days as governor

    Governor Ned Lamont took the oath of office on January 9th. So one month in to his first term, what progress has he made?  The Hartford Courant’s Chris Keating takes a break from chasing down politicians and bureaucrats to give Stan an update. Like the Stan Simpson Show on Facebook, now in our 10th year! Follow Stan on Twitter.

  • The Stan Simpson Show: Rep. McGee wants to be mayor of Hartford

    Brandon McGee has made it official. The 34-year-old State Representative will be among the challengers trying to unseat incumbent Hartford’s Mayor Luke Bronin in November. McGee is co-chairman of the legislature’s Housing Committee and chairman of the Black and Puerto Rican Caucus. The legislator grew up on Barbour Street in Hartford’s North End. Stan talks with McGee bout his vision for the capital city – and how his encounters with Rosa Parks influenced his life of community service. Like the […]

  • The Stan Simpson Show – Foodshare CEO talks shutdown and marks passing of predecessor

    Stan is joined by FoodShare CEO Jason Jakubowski. With the federal shut down, his non-profit organization began seeing a new population in CT in dire need of food. Jason Jakubowski remembers former Foodshare CEO Gloria McAdams. She was an ardent advocate for the organization — and helping those in need.

  • The Stan Simpson Show – Bronin seeks 2nd term as Hartford mayor

    Luke Bronin announced this week that he will seek a second term as mayor of CT’s capital city. Stan talks with the mayor about the city’s challenging finances, and what’s on the horizon economically with public safety – and the schools.

  • The Stan Simpson Show: News stories that will head into 2019

    HARTFORD — Rick Green, the Content Producer for the Hartford Courant joins Stan Simpson. This week, they talk about news stories from 2018 that will still be a topic of conversation in the new year.

  • The Stan Simpson Show: Building a jobs pipeline in CT

    There will be hundreds of advanced manufacturing jobs available in CT in the very near future. The problem? There are not enough qualified applicants to fill them. Workforce Alliance – a CT non-profit – has initiated a jobs-preparation program geared toward manufacturing. Jobs pipeline part 2: Stan continues his conversation with William Villano, president of Workforce Alliance. Stan talks with Ken Kennedy Remember to ‘like’ the Stan Simpson Show on Facebook.

  • The Stan Simpson Show: tips for fitness during the holidays and in the new year

    It is that time of year again–the season when we try to re-calibrate our personal goals and set a new direction for our fitness and overall health. Fitness expert Chris Borda from YES Fitness in Burlington joins us to talk about tips for longevity, weight loss and shedding. We talk about your personal well-being – and why you must take ownership of it!   Fitness expert Chris Borda provides more of his tips for enjoying the holidays without packing on […]

  • The Stan Simpson Show – The CT Conference of Municipalities & UConn Men’s basketball report card

    The transition to a new Governor is underway. Governor-elect Ned Lamont is already on a listening tour. He recently spoke to Connecticut’s mayors, getting more insight on the solutions they believe are needed to get the state on better financial footing. Joe DeLong, executive director of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities discusses his organization’s agenda for 2019. Later, Hartford Courant sportswriter Dom Amore gives a progress report on the UConn men’s basketball team after their first 10 games.  

  • The Stan Simpson Show – The New Governor

    Ned Lamont will soon be sworn in as CT’s next Governor … As he prepares his ascent to state’s chief executive office, incumbent Dan Malloy will also be transitioning. Hartford Courant Capital Bureau Chief Chris Keating talks about this changing of the guard and transition-of- power.

  • The Stan Simpson Show – The Artists Collective and the CCC

    We look at a potentially novel partnership between Capital Community College and The Artists Collective, a floundering, iconic cultural-arts institution in Hartford. Duncan Harris, Interim President of Capital Community College talks about the partnership and emerging role of community colleges in the college-selection process.

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