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COVID-19 Travel Advisory Update

Posted on January 26, 2021 by wroddy


The state’s COVID-19 travel advisory has now been updated to allow minor children to travel to a parent in an affected state as part of a Court-ordered visitation schedule without needing to self-quarantine.

This is provided the visitation schedule occurs on a “frequently recurring basis” (less than 90 days between visits) and the child is asymptomatic at the time of travel. Such child would also be exempt from submitting a Travel Health Form in accordance with the rules of the travel advisory.

If

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CT SNAP Benefits Increased Under Federal Stimulus Program

Posted on January 25, 2021 by wroddy


The Connecticut Department of Social Services announced last week that it would provide a total of $25.5 million in additional federal food benefits to state residents in two allocations last week through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

  • First, all 213,590 households enrolled in SNAP received an average benefit increase of $45.91 on Wednesday, January 20 – the first of monthly 15% increases through June.  This additional food aid totals an estimated $8.5 million per month, and

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Capitol Update: Youth Sports, Shuttered Venue Operator Grant, and More

Posted on January 21, 2021 by wroddy


Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I wanted to take the opportunity to share some information with you regarding the reopening of some youth sports in Connecticut, a federal relief program for entertainment venues, a new call-back feature at the Department of Labor’s website, and resources for small businesses navigating the provisions of the newest federal stimulus package.


Updated Sports Guidance and Partial Reopening

As of Tuesday, January 19th, ‘low’ to ‘moderate-risk’ organized sports can resume

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