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Get the vax, or face the ax: Feds say employers have...

An employer may exclude those with Covid-19, or symptoms associated with the virus, from the workplace because “their presence would pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others,” according to the latest guidance from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Teachers, correctional staff among those recommended for next round of vaccines...

As of yesterday, 75,946 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have been administered in the state.

Connecticut approves distribution of Moderna vaccine

Connecticut is expecting to receive about 63,300 doses of the Moderna vaccine this week. Some 31,200 doses of the previously approved Pfizer vaccine have been delivered to the state since last Monday, and another 24,375 doses of that company’s vaccine that are anticipated to arrive this week.

Pandemic is changing definition of Class A buildings

The term, which used to mean a focus on amenities, has shifted to securing tenants' health, says Geoffrey Fay, a partner in Bridgeport law firm Pullman & Comley’s Real Estate Department.

Gov. Lamont considers statewide shutdown by year’s end

The statewide daily positivity Covid rate sits at 5.88%.

CT leisure & hospitality sector doing better than most, but still...

The convention business “will take a while before coming back,” said Robert Murdock, president of the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau. “It’s really all about safety right now, and getting the virus under control.” 

Gold in them thar buds? CT lawmakers looking at legalizing marijuana...

According to a new study, Connecticut could reap $35-$48 million in direct new revenue during the first year of legalized marijuana sales, which would escalate to $188-$223 million in the fifth year.

Doctors under the microscope: The politicization of medicine in the U.S.

Has medicine become politicized — weaponized even — in America in the age of the coronavirus? With the World Health Organization and the federal Centers...

Gov. Cuomo says NY schools can reopen if infection rate is...

Schools in New York state will be allowed to reopen in the fall if they are in a region of the state that has...

Nursing homes face scrutiny over handling of COVID-19

As of June 10, Connecticut’s nursing homes had recorded 8,669 confirmed COVID cases and 2,106 deaths.

Connecticut well on its way to achieving seven criteria for soft...

Gov. Ned Lamont today unveiled seven criteria for the first of the state’s four reopening phases – some of which have already been accomplished – prior to the planned May 20 soft reopening of Connecticut’s economy.

Cuomo to McConnell: ‘Really dumb’ to tell states to go bankrupt

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbKJA7C5SqI&feature=youtu.be “This is one of the really dumb ideas of all time,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said today about U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's...

Cuomo extends COVID-19 shutdown to May 15

Fast Facts: The governor is extending the state shutdown til May 15 The governor said “Our goal is that the ‘new normal’ will be...

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cuomo blasts feds, disputes Trump on economy; 3,891 cases...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo today came close to accusing President Trump of valuing corporate profits more than the lives of Americans as he implored...

CDC, SBA release details of funds, small business loans during COVID-19...

Loans of up to $2 million are available, at interest rates of 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere and 2.75% for nonprofits.