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The task force's priorities includes FEMA, the National Guard, cybersecurity, health care, and Covid-19.
"Kimber is a great place to work, especially if you love firearms,” said Pedi Gega, the firm's director of assembly and product finishing.
The top-rated governor is Texas Republican Greg Abbot, while placing last is Rhode Island Democrat Gina Raimondo.
“This pandemic is serious and if it can reach the President of the United States and the people around him then it can reach any of us,” Westchester County Executive George Latimer told the Business Journal.
The only governors to best Lamont in the late August poll were Republican Govs. Phil Scott in Vermont (76%), Larry Hogan in Maryland (71%) and Charlie Baker in Massachusetts (68%).
Connecticut and New York have been approved for grants under FEMA’s Lost Wages Assistance program, which will allow both states to provide $300 per week -- on top of their regular unemployment benefit -- to those unemployed due to Covid-19.
This is a limited series of Q&As by Fairfield County Business Journal Bureau Chief Kevin Zimmerman with leaders in various business sectors and industries....
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that a fifth region of the state, the Central Region has met the criteria for reopening after the...
Roughly two-thirds in each of the states also said the restrictions put in place in their state to slow the spread of the virus are about right, while only about 20% said they don't go far enough and about 15% think they go too far.
"Pitting all 50 states against each other to compete for these supplies has never made any sense," said Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont. "Partnering with our neighbors helps make our purchasing power stronger and more dependable.”
The governor said that, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Melissa McCaw, the state has withstood about $450 million in coronavirus-related expenses. "Connecticut right now is doing better than a lot of other states," Lamont said, noting the strength of its rainy day fund.
According to the Department of Public Health, Fairfield County's COVID-positive cases jumped by nearly 500 since yesterday, to a total of 6,004, with another 22 hospitalizations for a total of 710. The county recorded another 14 deaths to bring that total to 262.
While Connecticut's number of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths continues to rise, Gov. Ned Lamont today insisted that they "seem to be flattening out."
Cuomo’s favorability rating jumped to 71 percent this month, a major increase from 44 percent in February.
The governor said he hoped “we’ll have some clarity from the White House before the day is over” over President Donald Trump's musing about instituting an "enforceable quarantine" in New York and parts of Connecticut and New Jersey, opining that Trump’s comments were an example of his “thinking out loud.”