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Masks for Heroes CT Effort underway to Raise Money for Emergency Certified Equipment

Posted on April 6, 2020 by admin


HARTFORD – In an effort to raise awareness and money to buy emergency certified equipment, specifically masks, a statewide program has been launched.

The grassroots partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven will distribute the Level 1, FDA approved masks to hospitals, first responders and other frontline emergency workers to combat the Covid-19 virus.

Roughly 500,000 of the masks have already been distributed throughout Connecticut, House Republican

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House Republicans Offer Initial COVID-19 Response Ideas to Governor

Posted on April 1, 2020 by admin

HARTFORD – The House Republican caucus today in a letter to Gov. Lamont offered proposals to provide immediate relief to struggling businesses, idle workers, families and taxpayers coping with the economic consequences of the ongoing health crisis – including breaks on overdue property taxes, for companies facing high unemployment insurance rates and those saddled with student debt.
The proposals could be enacted quickly through executive orders if Lamont chooses to do so and would not require any

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Candelora Offers Alternative to Borrowing Plan Pitched by Democrats

Posted on March 11, 2020 by admin


HARTFORD — State Rep. Vincent Candelora on Wednesday rejected a bond package from Democrats that exceeds the governor’s “debt diet” by earmarking superfluous spending for controversial initiatives, and instead voted for a borrowing plan that focuses on the state’s critical needs while delivering overdue road and bridge repair money to municipalities.

“It’s been nearly two years since we’ve held a vote on a bond package, and it’s unfortunate that the bill not only breaks one of the governor’s biggest

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