The Senate voted for a bill guaranteeing employees of national retailers, franchises and restaurant and hotel chains stable shift schedules.
Connecticut’s COVID restrictions to end on May 19
Connecticut will end its COVID-19 restrictions in two steps: May 1 for outdoor activities and May 19 for everything else.
Restaurants and other business can go back to full capacity on March 19 as Lamont rolls back COVID restrictions in CT
Connecticut will eliminate COVID-19 capacity limits on restaurants, houses of worship, retailers and most businesses on March 19.
Connecticut offers restaurants, others a ‘bridge’ to coming federal relief
Connecticut will distribute $35 million to restaurants and other businesses as a bridge to pandemic relief coming from Washington.
Consensus building for COVID aid to restaurants
With restaurants desperate for help, Gov. Ned Lamont is promising at least another $25 million. House Republicans want $50 million.
Lamont raises fines to $10,000 for businesses that break COVID capacity limits
The governor says the stiffer fines are preferable to widespread commercial closures.
Lamont makes a Father’s Day gesture to restaurants
The governor moved up the date for reopening to give restaurants more time to gear up for Father’s Day.
As COVID continues, so will high school graduations
Outdoor, in-person graduations for up to 150 students will be allowed as early as July 6 if current trends continue.
A COVID surprise: Reopening can be harder than closing.
The governor is squeezed by both sides of a new political divide: Is Connecticut opening too fast or slow?
Trump aims to send Americans $1,000 to cope with COVID-19, but Chris Murphy doubles down
Murphy is pushing for each man, woman and child to receive at least $2,000.
Lamont joins governors of New York, New Jersey in closing bars, gyms, movie theaters as coronavirus spreads
Connecticut, New York and New Jersey are ordering restaurants and other venues closed to slow the spread of COVID-19.