Gov. M. Jodi Rell’s administration has publicly committed more than $220,000 for a University of Connecticut professor’s 30-month project to study ways to streamline state government.But in that project, Dr. Kenneth Dautrich, a polling expert and confidant of Rell’s chief of staff, has also been studying something else: How best to frame the Republican governor’s positions to win approval from state voters.
Here’s a dilemma for our friends at The Faith Middleton Show: Professor Dautrich is scheduled to be on their political roundtable show “Politics Burgers and Beer” today. Does this topic, a very hot one in Connecticut political circles today, get discussed?
Thursday afternoon editor’s note: the entire show was spent dissecting the issue and included reporter Ted Mann. You can hear it here….
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