Federal Budget Update: Looks Like Another CR
According to the Coalition on Human Needs, Congress will need another stopgap measure in the form of a Continuing Resolution (CR) in order to continue funding the federal government. The current CR, which was passed just before the start of the new fiscal year on Oct. 1, provides funding for all government agencies through Nov. 21. Fights over spending allocations amongst the various government agencies and funding for President Trump’s border wall have held up progress in getting spending bills through Congress. To read more, click HERE.Read more
Don't Forget to Vote!
We're a year away from the next presidential election, but Tuesday, November 5, 2019 is important on the local side. All across the state, residents will head to the polls to vote for mayors, town council and board of education members, and other municipal board positions. Polls are open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. across the state. If you are in line at 8 p.m., you can vote. Connecticut also allows for Election Day Registration - check with your local registrar of voters office for more information. Election information can be found on the Secretary of State's Office website HERE.Read more
DCF Meeting Planned for November 6
CERCLE will be convening another meeting with DCF to discuss DCF's payment process to child care providers, on Wednesday, November 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (CONNCAT), 4 Science Park, New Haven. Cindy Butterfield, DCF's fiscal manager, as well as other representatives from DCF, will be in attendance. Come with questions, concerns, and bring any unpaid invoices you may have. Space is limited. Spanish translation is available. RSVP HERE.Read more