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Hospitalizations up, but state sticking with May 20 soft reopening

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...

PPE and testing supplies on the way as CT prepares for...

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.

COVID-19 LATEST: Momentum building for possible reopening of some CT businesses...

The loosening of social distancing efforts and a concurrent reopening of some businesses could begin in June, according to one of the co-chairs of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Board.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Banks join to offer customers relief; PPE cupboard ’empty’;...

Gov. Ned Lamont announced an agreement with some 65 credit unions and banks in Connecticut to offer mortgage relief to the state’s residents and businesses who continue to face hardship caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 UPDATE: 21 deaths; Federal disaster declaration sought; Analysis of $2...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (R-Connecticut) described the federal CARES Act as "imperfect but imperative -- it's not a panacea, and opined that there will be a fourth and fifth, and perhaps a sixth, federal economic stimulus bill as the situation develops.

U.S. Senate passes $2 trillion aid bill; Blumenthal warns CT still...

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) told webinar listeners yesterday that “we have tried to do very quickly what normally would have taken months. I hope we can get money out as soon as possible.”

COVID-19 CRISIS: Trump declares national emergency; CT confirms 13 positive cases

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency this afternoon, freeing up additional funding for more labs to begin testing for COVID-19 and making available...

Second COVID-19 case in CT confirmed; Gov. Lamont says ‘We are...

Lamont's efforts at reassurance during today's press conference were followed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal deriding "lowballing an bungling" at the federal level. "Deception and denial are not a strategy," he said.

Paul Mounds replaces Ryan Drajewicz as governor’s chief of staff

Mounds, the first African-American to hold the chief of staff post in state history, has previously worked with Gov. Dannel Malloy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Rep. John Larson.

Henkel North America continues to impress locally in face of uneasy...

Community and consumer outreach is winning plaudits from officials and consumers, while the German company admits it's facing "a challenging market environment in fiscal 2020 that is difficult to predict.”

Incumbent leaders returning to office – except for Fairfield’s Tetreau

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling, and Trumbull First Selectman Vicki Tesoro were all re-elected, while State Rep. Fred Camillo is taking as Greenwich First Selectman from the retiring Peter Tesei.

AHCT insurers’ proposed rate increases are ‘unaffordable,’ says Blumenthal

Anthem and ConnectiCare have proposed rate increases of 15.2% and 4.9%, respectively, for individual health plans.

Connecticut Republicans say UTC-Raytheon merger bad for the state

“This jarring announcement from arguably our best-known, highest-profile business has got to serve as an overdue wake-up call to the governor and to the Democrat-controlled state legislature," says Republican state Sen. Tony Hwang.

United Technologies-Raytheon merger impact on CT uncertain

Nearly all of UTC’s 19,000 employees are expected to remain in Connecticut, but parallels to GE's leaving Fairfield for Boston are easy for some to make.

Dr. Jeremy Richman, Sandy Hook anti-violence activist, dead of apparent suicide

"We become involved when we let things touch us to the core," Richman, who founded the nonprofit The Avielle Foundation, told the audience at a 2016 Westfair event.