The Connecticut Department of Social Services announced over $3.8 million in federal food assistance will be awarded to the state's two largest food banks. The Connecticut Food Bank will receive $1.9 million for food and nearly $650,000 for administrative costs, and Foodshare will receive nearly $1 million for food and $300,000 for administrative expenses.
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 Friday 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.
A lot of information has been thrown at you over the last week and we know at times it can be a bit overwhelming. To alleviate some of the stress of wondering where to find it all, our team has compiled some helpful information on a variety of topics below.
Rep. Rochelle has partnered with TEAM inc. to recruit volunteers for several local nonprofits in the Lower Naugatuck Valley while families and businesses have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
State Representative Kara Rochelle is pleased to announce the legislature’s Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing Monday, February 24 on legislation she and members of the Waterbury Rail Line Caucus introduced to study rail infrastructure issues and improve service.