Capitol Update: Small Business Grant Applications Now Available

Posted on November 16, 2020 by admin


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I would like to provide you with some information on the following state issues:

  • Applications now available for CT CARES Small Business Grant Program
  • DPH provides new guidance for youth/recreational sports activities
  • Maine and New Hampshire added to tri-state travel advisory

CT CARES Applications Now Available

The CT CARES Small Business Grant Program is now accepting applications. Businesses and nonprofits with 20 or fewer employees OR annual payroll of less than $1.5 million as of 12/31/2019

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Honoring Our Heroes: Veterans Day 2020

Posted on November 11, 2020 by admin


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Today, I ask the community to join me in honoring and celebrating our local heroes who have served our nation in the United States Armed Forced. Our freedoms and way of life are sacred, and it is because of their bravery, selflessness, and personal sacrifice that our country has continued to thrive.

This American holiday began as Armistice Day when at the 11th minute, on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Allies of World War I and Germany signed the agreement ending the Great War. The holiday

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Capitol Update: Assistance for CT Businesses, COVID-19 Response, PURA, and New Payroll Tax

Posted on November 10, 2020 by admin


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I would like to provide you with some information on the following state issues:

  • Assistance for small businesses through the CT Cares Program
  • PURA announces revised supply rates for Eversource
  • Governor rolls CT back to Phase 2.1 restrictions
  • Changes to the state’s travel advisory
  • New payroll tax to take effect on January 1, 2021

CT Cares Program

Governor Lamont and the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) have announced a new program, CT CARES, which is available to small businesses

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