Today, I joined my Danbury colleagues, our city’s schools, businesses and community organizations celebrating Danbury Day and honoring the life and legacy of Danbury’s greatest citizen, Marian Anderson, who broke barriers for black artists in the United States, and four other remarkable individuals.
I am honored to have joined my colleagues confirming my friend, constituent and Former Danbury City Council member Thomas Saadi as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs.
For over a month, many federal employees have been reporting to work and performing their duties - without pay. The government shutdown affects at least 1,500 Connecticut workers and they are struggling to pay their bills while they wait for their paychecks to resume.
Connecticut has just launched a new Text-to-911 capability as part of the state’s new Next Generation 9-1-1 Emergency Telecommunications System.