The program is another in a series of measures designed to help CT residents recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The content of the bill was less controversial than its arrival as an emergency-certified bill without a public hearing or committee review.
Gov. Ned Lamont advised lawmakers to “follow the rules of the road” by sticking with budgetary safety net they established in 2017.
The positive result came during a regularly scheduled rapid self-test. The governor is asymptomatic and is awaiting the results of a PCR test.
State officials are encouraging people with multiple co-morbidities and older residents to get a second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
After the state stopped accepting new applications for rental assistance, eviction filings in Connecticut have risen.
The administration of Gov. Ned Lamont is stepping away from daily updates on COVID-19, a new phase as the pandemic begins a third year.
The mask mandate at all 17 CSCU campuses will switch to “mask-optional” everywhere, including classrooms, starting April 4.
Masks will still be required in classrooms, labs and studios, but in most campus settings, masks will be “recommended” as of Friday.
The Connecticut Senate still bars the pubic from its portion of the Capitol as a COVID precaution. The House reopened its floor Wednesday.
For the first time since the Capitol closed due to COVID in 2020, masks will be optional when the House of Representatives meets Wednesday.
The bill includes initiatives to improve and expand mental health workforce development, services in schools, insurance coverage and more.
The Senate approved two measures that continue some emergency powers while allowing educators to decide whether to require masks in schools.
Connecticut’s management of a COVID-19 pandemic would loosen under new rules approved Thursday by the House of Representatives.
A man on the state’s list of suppliers for masks and COVID tests once admitted to taking $1.8 million from his company’s pension fund.