Celebrate National Nurses Week

May 6, 2020

Today is National Nurses Day and the beginning of Nurses Week, May 6th – 12th and I want to make sure to thank them for their selfless commitment!

Nurses have always been on the frontlines of care and an integral part of a healthcare system that would quickly fall apart and fail without them. This is especially relevant now as the country deals with the challenges of a pandemic that has brought them to the national spotlight.

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April 24th COVID-19 Update

April 24, 2020
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 develo
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Student Loan Debt Relief

April 23, 2020

Student loan borrowers are getting some relief. The State of Connecticut has announced that payments will go into ‘forbearance’ for 90 days – with interest put on hold and no negative credit reporting.

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Federal Aid for Connecticut

April 15, 2020

Senator Chris Murphy's office has provided the below breakdown of the aid expected to be provided to the state and local municipalities by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress in late March.

For further information on the state's response to the coronavirus, visit

Aid to Support Individuals

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Relief for Renters

April 10, 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 today to provide some relief to renters.

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Coronavirus Stimulus Package FAQ: Education/Children & Families

April 1, 2020

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. Addressed are questions relating to education and resources for children and families (such as childcare).

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