The Senate voted for a bill guaranteeing employees of national retailers, franchises and restaurant and hotel chains stable shift schedules.
Connecticut will end its COVID-19 restrictions in two steps: May 1 for outdoor activities and May 19 for everything else.
Connecticut will eliminate COVID-19 capacity limits on restaurants, houses of worship, retailers and most businesses on March 19.
Connecticut will distribute $35 million to restaurants and other businesses as a bridge to pandemic relief coming from Washington.
With restaurants desperate for help, Gov. Ned Lamont is promising at least another $25 million. House Republicans want $50 million.
The governor says the stiffer fines are preferable to widespread commercial closures.
The governor moved up the date for reopening to give restaurants more time to gear up for Father’s Day.
Outdoor, in-person graduations for up to 150 students will be allowed as early as July 6 if current trends continue.
The governor is squeezed by both sides of a new political divide: Is Connecticut opening too fast or slow?
Murphy is pushing for each man, woman and child to receive at least $2,000.
Connecticut, New York and New Jersey are ordering restaurants and other venues closed to slow the spread of COVID-19.