House approves Insulin and Telehealth legislation

July 23, 2020

Two health care reform measures designed to cap the monthly cost of diabetes treatment and expand Telehealth services were passed in the House of Representatives. Both bills seek to improve health care for Connecticut residents due to the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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COVID-19 Weekly Recap

July 10, 2020

This is a recap of some of this week’s highlights:
Phase 3 Reopening Delayed
Eight Additional States Added to Regional Travel Advisory
Campgrounds Open
Paycheck Protection Plan Extended
Absentee Ballots
Election Day Volunteers
For more information about the state's response efforts click here.

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 Weekly Highlights/Happy 4th of July!

July 2, 2020

As we continue to monitor the ever-evolving stream of information related to the pandemic, I am encouraged by Connecticut's declining numbers as well as the overall cooperation from residents.

Below is short recap of some of this week’s highlights:
School Reopening
Housing Relief Package
Billions in PPP Loans
Happy 4th of July!

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DMV reopens on limited basis

June 24, 2020

The Department of Motor Vehicles is up and rolling again, though on a limited, appointment-only basis following a plan it developed for reopening this week.

Governor Ned Lamont addressed the DMV reopening during his news briefing Tuesday night.

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Phase 2 CT Re-open Plan

June 11, 2020

Below you can find Phase 2, Reopening Connecticut (June 17) information on the following topics:

Outdoor Amusement Parks
Sports Fitness Centers, Gyms, Clubs, Pools
Indoor Recreation

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COVID-19 Update June 1 & 2, 2020

June 2, 2020

Below you will find important updates for June 1 & 2, including funding for crisis counseling in Connecticut, deadlines approaching for residents who lost health insurance due to job loss to qualify for coverage through Access Health CT and more.

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COVID-19 Update 05-28-2020

May 28, 2020

For the most up-to-date information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, including an FAQ and other guidance and resources, residents are encouraged to visit

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