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Governor issues – Executive Order 9B – fines for improper mask wearing and social distancing

Posted on September 16, 2020 by admin


Last night, Governor Lamont signed Executive Order No. 9B – his 70th – which amends current self-quarantine guidelines for travelers from other states with high COVID-19 levels and imposes fines for people who do not properly wear certain protective equipment.

With regard to the implementation of fines, the order enacts:

Authorization for the issuance of fines: Authorizes the commissioner of Public Health, local health departments, municipal chief elected officers, and state and local police to issue

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Rep. D’Amelio Announces Farmers to Family Food Box Program to Benefit Greater Waterbury Families – September 21 at Crosby H.S.

Posted on September 15, 2020 by admin


A Farmers to Family Food Box Program will take place at Crosby High School on Monday September 21, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., or until supplies run out.

State Representatives Stephanie Cumings (R-74), Rosa Rebimbas (R-70), Lezlye Zupkus (R-89), and I will distribute approximately 1,400 boxes of free produce during the U.S. Department of Agriculture F2F food program event which is coordinated by the Friendly Hands Food Bank of Torrington and Director Karen Thomas. The produce boxes contain a varied mix

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CT DOL: CT Approved for Two Additional Weeks of Lost Wages Assistance

Posted on September 10, 2020 by admin


The Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) recently announced that Connecticut has been approved for an additional two weeks of Lost Wages Assistance supplemental benefits funded by $44 billion in federal Stafford Act disaster relief. This program will provide an additional $300 per week for any claimant who has a weekly benefit of at least $100 (including the dependency allowance) and who has become unemployed or partially unemployed due to COVID-19.

Payments are expected to be made starting mid-September

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