As life starts to return to normal and the holidays arrive, many of us will be back on the road again. More time on the road means more opportunities for distracted driving. As of October 1, penalties for texting and driving increased in an effort to stop distracted driving.
In 2019, Connecticut was one of the first states in the nation to pass paid family and medical leave to provide working parents with the support they deserve. As our state begins to roll out these benefits this January, the CT Paid Leave Authority has developed several resources to assist small businesses throughout this transition.
Good news! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended booster shots for certain individuals who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Rep. Paris, Governor Lamont, Office of Early Childhood, Local Leaders Celebrate Funding for Connecticut Child Care FacilitiesSeptember 22, 2021
Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut Office of Early Childhood, State Representative Corey Paris (D – Stamford) and members of the Stamford legislative delegation, along with local leaders held a press conference in Stamford highlighting the Children's Learning Centers of Fairfield County's (CLC) work to address education disparities and ensure students had access to high-quality education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It's National Small Business Week, the perfect opportunity for us to recognize the hard work and accomplishments of our state’s and nation's small business owners and leaders. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create roughly 66% of jobs in our country each year.
This week saw another step forward in assuring everyone has access to quality healthcare. The State has received federal approval to provide healthcare to our homeless community. This approval will significantly bolster our state efforts to uplift homeless individuals across Connecticut.