The state's annual Sales Tax-Free Week is starting this Sunday, August 16 through next Saturday, August 22.
Now, you have the opportunity to express your opinion on the recent rate increase by Eversource. As customers of the utility, we were all astonished to receive an exceptionally high bill recently, which placed yet another burden on hard working people trying to navigate the pandemic.
Our state has been devastated by Tropical Storm Isaias, causing over 700,000 power outages across Connecticut, prompting Governor Ned Lamont Wednesday to apply for an emergency declaration from the federal government. The declaration was approved and allows Connecticut to request direct federal assistance to bolster its response.
Your family can continue receiving utility protection through October 31, but you must call your utility company to get coded for HARDSHIP or WINTER protection.
I hope you and your family are keeping safe and healthy! To help you stay up-to-date on information related to the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, and issues important to you, I am sharing this recap with some of this week’s highlights.
Below is information on:
CT's Temporary Housing Assistance Initiatives Which Began Wednesday
Regional Travel Advisory Updated
Special Session Slated for Next Week
Police Accountability Bill Proposed
To help you and our neighbors stay up-to-date on the ever-evolving stream of information related to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, my office and I are working to provide news as it develops over social media and by email.
This is a recap of some of this week’s highlights:
Phase 3 Reopening Delayed
Eight Additional States Added to Regional Travel Advisory
Paycheck Protection Plan Extended
Election Day Volunteers