Connecticut’s open data portal – – has turned 10 years old. The portal is intended to make data collected by state government more easily accessible to the public and promote greater government transparency.

Connecticut has launched Jobs.CT.Gov, a new online portal aimed at assisting Connecticut residents and those seeking to move to the state in the process of finding a job.

The Connecticut Department of Administrative Services’ Commission for Educational Technology has released “Connecticut: Everyone Connected,” the state’s draft digital equity plan.

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has reached an important milestone in its modernization effort – the completion of more than one million online transactions. In 2020 the DMV began its modernization journey with the goal of providing more convenience to its customers.

To combat traffic crashes and deaths, Connecticut will use smart motion sensors to detect a driver entering a highway exit ramp from the wrong direction. In addition to using the sensors, the state has also launched a multi-channel public awareness campaign about the dangers of wrong-way driving.

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced that the state is receiving approximately $5 million through two grant awards from the U.S. Department of Commerce to help develop a plan that will identify and expand access to affordable, high-speed internet, as well as ways to develop skills needed to engage in a digital society.

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced that the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has launched its new website, which will streamline the online services it offers. Gov. Lamont’s office said the new website is part of the governor’s larger effort to reduce in-person visits and wait times at DMV offices.

Education leaders in Connecticut are likely giving themselves a pat on the shoulder based on new data released by the nonprofit Connected Nation that shows Connecticut school districts are achieving higher levels of school internet connectivity than the rest of the country.

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