CURRENT NEWS

Covid - Weekly Highlights

July 5, 2020

As we continue to monitor the ever-evolving stream of information related to the pandemic, I am encouraged by Connecticut's declining numbers as well as the overall cooperation from residents.

Below is short recap of some of this week’s highlights:
School Reopening
Housing Relief Package
Billions in PPP Loans
Happy 4th of July!

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DMV Reopens

June 24, 2020

The Department of Motor Vehicles is up and rolling again, though on a limited, appointment-only basis following a plan it developed for reopening this week.

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Policies of Change

June 5, 2020

George Floyd's killing in Minneapolis has shaken the country to its core. Now as a nation we are facing facts, which on one hand make us uncomfortable yet at the same time, compel us as a people to make the changes required to promote economic justice, fairness in our criminal justice system and redoubling our commitment to the goal of ending injustice.

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Enrollment Deadline Ticking Down

June 1, 2020

Time is running out as Access Health CT deadlines approach for residents that lost health insurance due to job loss. People can enroll any time within 60 days of losing their job, but the deadline to enroll is approaching fast for those who lost their health insurance in early April.

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Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day

May 24, 2020

Memorial Day is a time for us to remember and honor all those who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. 'Thank you' to all our veterans for their devoted service in the defense of our great nation.

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Weekly Update - Re-opening Plans

May 22, 2020

I am pleased to share this update with you as Connecticut finally starts to turn the corner with brighter days ahead! Below you will find information on the state's latest data as well as:

DMV, DSS, DOL Updates
Campgrounds & Outdoor re-opening Guidance
Phase 2 and 3 state re-opening plans
Additional Updates/CVS Announces more testing sites

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Infrared thermometers secured

May 18, 2020

Connecticut has secured 50,000 infrared thermometers for small businesses, nonprofits, and places of worship to support safe reopening activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Weekly Update

May 15, 2020

I hope you and your family are well and safe while we look forward to warmer days ahead.

Below you will find an update on various subjects that I thought you would find helpful including:

Covid Update including self certification for businesses before opening
May is Mental Health Month
Long term Ombudsman Program
Additional Updates/CVS Testing Sites

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