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Capitol Update 4.30.2020

Posted on April 30, 2020 by admin


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Update from the Department of Labor (DOL)

Today DOL announced that they will begin accepting applications for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), which will provide assistance for self-employed applicants. Earlier this week, the department announced that they have begun processing the extra $600 payments as part of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) program. The payments will be made retroactive to March 29th.

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Capitol Update 4.23.2020

Posted on April 23, 2020 by admin


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Update from the Department of Labor

The Connecticut Department of Labor (DOL) continues to work through record numbers of unemployment insurance claims, so far 293,000 claims have been processed by the agency. Below is an update from the agency on their efforts and helpful information for those with claims and information about federal stimulus unemployment programs.

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Relief for Impacted Student Loan Borrowers

Under a new initiative through the Department of Banking (DOB), Connecticut

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Required Use of Masks/Face Coverings

Posted on April 20, 2020 by admin


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As part of the effort to slow the spread of coronavirus, Governor Lamont issued Executive Order 7BB requiring the use of cloth face coverings or higher level protection in public in situations where close contact is unavoidable. The order takes effect at 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 20th.

The use of masks has been encouraged by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) after recent studies indicated that the virus can be spread by asymptomatic and pre-symptomatic individuals interacting in

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