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DOL Updates regarding Unemployment Compensation

Posted on January 19, 2021 by admin


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The CT Department of Labor announced updates regarding Unemployment Compensation, including early application timelines for the new federal Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation program, and a new Consumer Contact Center tool to assist residents who need unemployment claims assistance.

Established as part of the newest CARES Act iteration, the Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation program is a new federal resource for residents who have both self-employment earnings as well as W2 earnings. Currently,

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Vaccination Update – Phase 1b

Posted on January 19, 2021 by admin


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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Governor Lamont announced that phase 1b of Connecticut’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout has begun, and residents in the state over the age of 75 can now schedule appointments to receive the vaccine.

To date, approximately 160,000 doses have now been distributed statewide.

Vaccine access with be phased in for the following groups in Phase 1b

Currently scheduling:

Scheduling soon:

  • Front line essential workers
  • Individuals and staff in congregate settings
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CT Examiner – Opioid Bill Pairs Doctors and Recovering Addicts in Push Statewide

Posted on January 15, 2021 by admin


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Thanks to the CT Examiner for writing about this important proposal and for continuing to shine a light on the opioid crisis in our state.

The Examiner story can be read in full here.