Reps. Hayes and Courtney push back against GOP advocacy — supported by Gov. Ned Lamont – for in-person learning.
Connecticut had half of the money needed to weather a recession in its unemployment trust fund before the pandemic hit.
Reforms that have taken on fresh urgency include an expansion of Medicaid, better data collection and coverage for undocumented residents.
Republican challengers are struggling to raise money and win name recognition in a time of social distancing.
Hundreds of Connecticut residents with symptoms are being monitored for the virus as state requests more tests from federal government.