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C19: Connecticut In The White House

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Devin Leith-Yessian
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Record-Journal via AP

President-elect Joe Biden has picked Miguel Cardona, Connecticut's education commissioner, as U.S. Secretary of Education. Also, New York hospital screen for mutated coronavirus that has shutdown the U.K. this Christmas, and coastal birds are another victim of COVID-19. Governor Ned Lamont defends the state's decision to join the Transportation Climate Initiative — as not just another gas tax.

A native Long Islander, J.D. is WSHU's managing editor. He also hosts the climate podcast Higher Ground. J.D. reports for public radio stations across the Northeast, is a journalism educator and proud SPJ member.
Desiree reports on the lives of military service members, veterans, and their families for WSHU as part of the American Homefront project. Born and raised in Connecticut, she now calls Long Island home.