Posted on April 6, 2020 by admin
Department of Economic and Community and Development Commissioner David Lehman recently announced a new $25 million state loan program aimed at helping small businesses. The Connecticut Recovery Bridge Program provides no-interest loans cover up to $75,000 or three months of operating expenses for businesses or non-profits with 100 employees or less.
Governor Lamont recently announced that he is directing public schools to remain closed until at least April 20th. Private Schools are urged to follow this guidance as well.
For those with children at home, Connecticut Children’s has put together a “School Closure Kit” for parents and guardians, this website features many helpful resources and tips. Resources for Children and Families
The Connecticut Department of Labor continues to see record numbers of unemployment claims and other inquiries. To help answer the most common questions, the department has complied a helpful frequently asked questions document that is updated regularly.
As of 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25th, there are 875 laboratory confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state of Connecticut. The state has created an extensive website portal that is updated daily with confirmed case totals and has an extensive directory for information and resources.
During this time, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns about the state’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak. You can also visit my website, which is updated frequently with information and resources.