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Dr. Matthew Cartter, the state epidemiologist with the Department of Public Health, estimated that the number of deaths will be "much greater" than the approximately 300-600 recorded each flu season.
“I know this pandemic has brought disruption to all of our lives," Gov. Ned Lamont said, "but we need to pull together as a community and practice social distancing in order to reduce the spread of this virus and protect the well-being of our neighbors and our loved ones.” Lamont said.
“Restaurants are not buying a lot of kegs these days,” one craft brewer noted wryly.
Since the governor repeated his request on Friday for members of the public, businesses, and philanthropic organizations to consider donating items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), more than 100 entities have filled out the donation form expressing interest in giving.
The $1 trillion spending proposal from the White House would include $500 billion in direct payments to Americans. Indications are that that bill will be introduced early next week.
The report by the bipartisan Auditors of Public Accounts says two companies received $16 million and $20 million, respectively, when they were each eligible for just $10 million.
Attracting more business to Connecticut, reducing some taxes and tuition fees, legalizing marijuana – and, of course, bringing tolls back to state highways – were some of the themes of Gov. Ned Lamont’s “State of the State” address at the State Capitol’s Hall of the House of Representatives on Feb. 5.
Marketing an individual company is obviously not the same as marketing an entire state. But according to Peter Denious, who in August was appointed...
In addition to the Stamford executive, the CERC board voted to add leaders from Eversource, Avangrid Networks, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and Quinnipiac University.
Meanwhile, Arthur House, the state’s chief cybersecurity risk officer, has left that position.
“We are focusing on what money is going out and what we are getting in return,” the Greenwich resident says. “Ultimately it’s about the cost to the taxpayer – and I am certainly one of those."
State officials and The Motion Picture Association are questioning the findings of the report, with the latter calling it "fundamentally flawed."
An unnamed airline has expressed interest in bringing commercial service back to Bridgeport-owned Sikorsky, which hasn't offered commercial flights since the mid-1990s.
During her eight years in the post, Smith spearheaded a variety of programs to generate economic activity and expand business across Connecticut.
“These are areas that can’t grow by themselves – they need private investment," says Betsy Paynter, executive director of redevelopment agency CityCenter Danbury.
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