A year after Gov. Ned Lamont banned indoor dining due to COVID-19, the industry has welcomed him as its savior.
Restaurants were the hardest hit industry by COVID closures. But they had a plan.
Connecticut’s restaurant owners opted to engage the Lamont administration over COVID, not fight it. They think they were right.
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 shares microphone with advocate of tighter COVID restrictions
The news about spiking infections came the same day five Lamont staffers went into quarantine because of potential COVID exposure.
Lamont easing COVID restrictions: ‘We’ve earned the right.’
Theaters can reopen on a limited basis, and restaurants and wedding venues can increase capacity.
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.
Lamont offers middle ground on restaurant wage fight
The governor would limit damages faced by restaurants that relied on DOL advice in calculating wages.