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SHU poll: Nearly two-thirds of CT residents support legalizing marijuana

Approval of Gov. Ned Lamont’s job performance rose from 55.9% to 57.3%.

Westchester Community Foundation distributes over $433K in latest Covid response grants

Recipients include Episcopal Charities, Hillside Food Outreach and the Westchester Library System.

House OKs $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan; Billions headed to Westchester...

The latest Covid-19 federal relief package, called the American Rescue Plan, has been approved and sent to President Joe Biden to sign. The $1.9...

Lamont named co-chair of national Pandemic and Disaster Response Task Force

The task force's priorities includes FEMA, the National Guard, cybersecurity, health care, and Covid-19.

Lamont gets high marks in nationwide poll of governors’ pandemic response

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%).

Lamont extends workers’ comp to frontline employees, but not everyone is...

“Even if it is more expensive,” declared State Sen. Julie Kushner (D-Danbury), “that’s the cost of doing business.”

Lamont: Out-of-staters now must complete ‘travel health’ form

Spot checks will be conducted at Bradley Airport; failure to comply with quarantine or to complete the form will be subject to a $1,000 fine.

Connecticut hires independent firm to review nursing home, assisted living facility...

Based in Princeton, Mathematica Policy Research – which is receiving approximately $450,000 for the project -- will develop a report that offers policy and programmatic recommendations for the governor and legislative leaders.

Fairfield County companies reaped millions in PPP loans, according to newly...

Among lenders, JPMorgan Chase & Co. accounted for the largest number of jobs supported – over 1.6 million – followed by Bank of America Corp. (nearly 1.47 million) and Zions Bank (about 1.05 billion).

State provides details on schools reopening; Lamont ‘rethinking’ allowing bars to...

Measures include desks inside of classrooms facing the same direction and spaced 6 feet apart when possible, while masks must be worn by staff and students, unless prevented by a medical condition.

Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz encouraged by recovery efforts so far, ‘but you...

All things considered, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz says she is pleased with how Connecticut’s public health and economic recovery efforts are going so far. Noting...

Westport’s BioSig gets FDA approval to move forward with potential COVID-19...

The trial will occur in hospitalized patients who have confirmed infection with SARS-CoV-2 and require supplemental oxygen.

Nearly 700 CT companies receiving $142 million in EIDL loans

In addition, 9,549 of Connecticut companies got EIDL loan “advances” or grants totaling $41.5 million. Those loans were offered to small employers at $1,000 per employee up to a maximum of $10,000 and are forgivable.