The jobless would receive half of the $600-a-week they were getting and it will take weeks to get that help.
COVID sparks lawsuits in CT, but not the ‘epidemic’ businesses seeking immunity expected
GOP efforts to protect businesses from COVID lawsuits are a major stumbling block in negotiations over a new stimulus bill.
Advocates hope stimulus bill gives U.S. Census Bureau more time to finish its count
While the state as a whole has a good census response rate, Hartford has the worst one in the nation.
GOP stimulus funds would relax restrictions on Connecticut’s COVID funds, but that’s little help to Lamont
While the GOP has offered to relax restrictions, it opposes new pandemic funds for state and local governments.
As $600 weekly unemployment benefits end, a wave of evictions is expected in CT
The federal moratorium on evictions is also ending Friday, and state protections lapse soon after.
As pandemic surges, Congress pressed to take up new stimulus bill that would send billions of dollars to individuals, states
An extension of federal unemployment benefits, another round of stimulus checks and hazard pay are on the table.
Some, but not all, CT jobless to receive $600 federal unemployment pay ‘soon’
Self-employed and ‘gig’ economy workers will have to wait for their benefits, as will everyone owed back federal benefits.
CT’s emergence from COVID-19 to start in June with small steps, lots of testing
Connecticut’s economy likely will re-emerge from the coronavirus pandemic in small steps, beginning in June and continuing throughout the year.
CT struggling to pay unemployment claims; feds holding back billions pending new rules
The jobless in Connecticut will wait weeks for help from the state or federal government.
House approves massive coronavirus bill
DeLauro, Himes, Courtney and Larson all drove from Connecticut to approve $2 trillion package amid coronavirus concerns.
Deal reached on massive coronavirus bill, but hurdles remain
The bill would pour billions into states like Connecticut, give Americans $1,200 checks and boost unemployment benefits.
U.S. House hopes to vote on massive new coronavirus spending bill
The House has teed up a multi-billion dollar coronavirus bill with a new paid sick leave program and enhanced unemployment insurance.