If you recently experienced a significant loss of income, several federal unemployment programs will become available for workers in need, including THIS WEEK when the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation to provide $600 in additional weekly benefit payments and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for self-employed individuals goes into effect.
Governor Lamont Friday issued his 29th executive order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The order now states that beginning tonight, cloth face coverings or a higher level of protection are required in public wherever close contact is unavoidable.
Donna Handley, President of Backus Hospital and Windham Hospital joins me this week on Let's Talk About It to discuss the measures these hospitals are taking to ensure the safety of staff and patients.
With everything going on, you should not need to worry about being evicted or struggling to put together money for rent if you are out of work because of the COVID-19 crisis. At my urging, Governor Lamont issued Executive Order 7X today to provide some relief to renters.
Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, and it was signed into law by President Trump on Friday. To help Connecticut residents understand the details of the bill and how it can potentially provide assistance during the COVID-19 crisis, Senator Chris Murphy's office has compiled a list of frequently asked questions.