House Republicans Offer Proposals to Governor’s Office to Help with COVID-19 Response

Posted on April 1, 2020 by admin


We commend the governor, his staff, and administration for their tireless work throughout this crisis. This is a time when it is more important than ever for all of us to work together to help everyone in our state come through this difficult period. That’s why, like my colleagues, I have been asking you to submit your concerns and ideas so that we can offer constructive suggestions and propose solutions that we hope will be relevant to many of you.

Based on the comments and suggestions we have received

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Coronavirus Update: Recovery Bridge Loans for CT Businesses

Posted on March 26, 2020 by admin


The state’s Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) has created a $25 million short-term loan program for Connecticut businesses that are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. These interest-free loans of up to $75,000 are available to businesses that employ no more than 100 people, and they must be repaid within a year. A six month extension may be granted upon request.

For more information in the program, eligibility requirements, the application process, and a Q&A document,

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Coronavirus Update: Governor’s Order Regarding “Non-Essential” v. “Essential” Businesses

Posted on March 23, 2020 by admin


Late last week, the governor issued an executive order to close “non-essential” businesses as a strategy to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The governor’s order goes into effect tonight, Monday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m.

Late last night, the state’s Department of Economic and Community Development released official guidance designed to give business owners, their employees, and residents better understanding of what is, and what is not, permitted to remain open.

Click here to read the document.


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