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Approval of the emergency declaration allows the state to request direct federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts.
Nevertheless, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases warned, "You need to be very flexible" as the COVID-19 situation evolves. "This is a very serious situation that our country is facing. We've gotten hit quite badly."
The 20th Amendment to the Constitution states that “the terms of the President and the Vice President shall end at noon on the 20th day of January” -- meaning that, even if the election was delayed, Trump and Vice President Mike Pence would still have to vacate the office by that date if they do not win re-election.
Members of 32BJ SEIU (Service Employees International Union) participated in a caravan of about 25 vehicles from the Ursaline School on North Avenue in...
Perspective, with a healthy dose of fair and feisty journalism turned up on TV Sunday morning when journalist Chris Wallace of Fox News interviewed...
Asked if he felt the Trump administration was trying to politicize the incident, Gov. Ned Lamont responded: "God, I hope not. I can't think of anything more cynical than that. Broadly speaking, militarization of this situation is not the right thing to do."
The state’s two casinos will not be reopening on June 1, as Gov. Ned Lamont has hoped. Instead, they will begin to reopen May 30.
A group of 11 State Senate Democrats has sent a letter to Gov. Ned Lamont questioning the prudence of starting to reopen some state businesses on May 20 – concerns that the governor tried to assuage during today’s briefing.
Maximum restaurant and office capacity at 50%; frequent cleaning of all high-touch points; and face masks or cloth face coverings for all employees and customers are among the various guidelines that will be in place when Connecticut begins its soft reopening of businesses on May 20.
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.
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.
A plan for a phased reopening of colleges and universities was unveiled by Gov. Ned Lamont today, as the state’s death toll topped 2,700 but hospitalizations again declined.
COVID-19 hospitalizations increased for the first time in nearly two weeks, although Gov. Ned Lamont indicated that the state still plans to allow some...
Gov. Ned Lamont also said that talks are ongoing with “a major Connecticut company” that is expressing optimism about developing a vaccine for the virus.
The state government is encouraging the formation of long-term recovery committees in every municipality -- an "effective way to bring our economy back," according to Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz -- as COVID-19-related hospitalizations continued to decline.