Connecticut doesn’t precisely know what it is getting for the money. Neither does the federal government.
Himes said he understands fellow Democrats feel there’s urgency to have a stimulus deal, but he supports Pelosi’s hardline stance.
The federal moratorium on evictions is also ending Friday, and state protections lapse soon after.
The governor says he could support giving the jobless less than the current payout of $600 a week.
Gov. Ned Lamont favors the Republican plan over an extension of a federal program that provides $600-a-week in added unemployment.
An extension of federal unemployment benefits until 2021? ‘I don’t think we need that,’ the governor said.