As chairman of a House Appropriations subcommittee, Rep. Rosa DeLauro is pressing to boost funding for health, labor and education programs by billions of dollars.
Dr. Deidre Gifford, a physician and top federal Medicaid official, is the governor’s choice to oversee social services in Connecticut.
Lawmakers heard hours of testimony from supporters and opponents of paid family and medical leave Thursday.
Connecticut’s private, nonprofit social service agencies released an agenda Wednesday that includes further privatization of state-sponsored services.
It sounds kind of abstract and nerdy, but state officials want feedback on a draft data plan they hope could lead to better outcomes in the opioid crisis, climate change resiliency, and the workforce pipeline.
A bill now in its early stages would put Connecticut’s open data practices — established in an executive order — on the law books for good.
Some state employees will soon have to move to another building — but there’s one thing they won’t be allowed to bring with them: paper.
The state’s new open data portal, scheduled for launch in about a month, will be on the Socrata platform — a popular choice for several city and state portals. Customers include New York City, San Francisco and the federal government’s portal, Data.gov. The Office of Policy and Management issued the purchase order late last week, […]
Connecticut plans to launch its open data portal in about a month. Several residents, from data scientists to elected representatives, have different perspectives on what the portal means. So we reached out to a few of them.