Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Workers and Employers

March 16, 2020

If you are a worker and find yourself unable to go to work, or if you are an employer and need to temporarily close your business, the following information will help answer most of the frequently asked questions.

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DRS Guidelines on Social Security and Pension Exemptions

February 28, 2020

Over the past few years, we've heard from residents across the state that Connecticut's cost of living was too high for seniors. That is why last year the Connecticut General Assembly included a tax exemption for Social Security income and phased in a tax exemption on pension income in the state budget.

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Connecticut Preparations Against Coronavirus

February 27, 2020

Although the coronavirus impact on Connecticut has been minimal to date, Governor Lamont and the state are actively working on our preparedness for any eventuality.

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Expanding Access to Insulin

February 14, 2020

Thursday morning, State Representative Gary Turco joined members of the legislature's Insurance and Real Estate Committee, advocates and other lawmakers to announce a new bill proposal to cap insulin costs and authorize access to emergency insulin without a prescription.​

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