Connecticut’s official count relies on paper records submitted by all 169 cities and towns.
Many HEROES Act provisions are likely to be dropped or scaled back to win Senate and White House support.
Lamont said he hopes Connecticut can be independent of federal help if the virus returns in the fall.
DeLauro said ‘distribution of remdesivir seems like winning the lottery—a random stroke of luck rather than a medically informed decision.’
House progressives want to hold up the vote for the HEROES Act, in part because the paycheck provision isn’t included.
Connecticut Democrats support the $3 trillion bill, but Republicans say the ‘wish list’ is DOA.
At hearing, Dr. Anthony Fauci warns of ‘suffering and death’ and economic harm if states reopen too quickly.
There’s no guarantee, however, that food stamps will be available to all those in Connecticut who need the help.
Although it is a coronavirus “hot spot,” Connecticut was not among those to receive the first shipments of the drug.
The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged sectors of the economy where Latinos and other people of color are likely to work.
There are concerns about who will have access to the only drug known to reduce the severity of COVID-19.
There is still an additional process for these workers to receive federal benefits under the CARES Act.
The poll shows Connecticut residents are pessimistic the state’s economy will rebound and 65% are concerned they will contract COVID-19.
Witnesses told DeLauro states like Connecticut should not reopen without much more testing and contact tracing.
Sixty inmates and 50 staff members have contracted COVID-19 and one inmate has died at the low-security federal prison.