While bill will be rejected by the GOP-led Senate, Pelosi called a ‘proffer’ to the White House in negotiations.
While the GOP has offered to relax restrictions, it opposes new pandemic funds for state and local governments.
An extension of federal unemployment benefits, another round of stimulus checks and hazard pay are on the table.
As coronavirus infections spike, states are reassessing or putting back-to-school plans on hold. Connecticut, however, is moving forward.
Connecticut’s Latino and Black workers have borne the brunt of the pandemic and advocates say they’ll need long-term help.
There’s a growing sense Congress should do more to tackle college debt, but no consensus on what should be done.
Regulating the use of absentee ballots long has confounded Connecticut lawmakers. Now, it is part of the president’s campaign.
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.
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.