I am pleased with the opportunity to attend the Council of State Governments' Policy Academy titled Using Science to Inform State Policymaking, during the CSG December 2018 National Conference in Northern Kentucky- Greater Cincinnati. The one-day policy academy aimed to equip state leaders with a foundation for understanding science-based evaluation and using science in the development of policy.
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.