Federal Funding for Food Banks

April 13, 2020

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. 

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Rent Relief On The Way

April 11, 2020

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.

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Coronavirus Stimulus Package FAQ

April 2, 2020

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.

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COVID-19: Helpful Resources and Information

March 22, 2020

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.

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