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Small Business Admin. Updates Deadlines for COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

Posted on November 19, 2021


WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Small Business Administration recently announced updated guidance for COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program applicants to better serve small business owners in need, while funding remains available. This federal small business loan program supports small businesses’ recovery from the COVID-19 disaster’s economic impacts by providing accessible and borrower-friendly capital.

  • EIDL loan and Targeted Advance applications will be accepted until December 31 and

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PURA Approves Eversource’s $103M Isaias Settlement

Posted on November 5, 2021


The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) recently approved (by a vote of 2-1) Eversource’s Settlement Agreement. Chairwoman Marisa Gillett was the sole dissenting vote.  A copy of the settlement can be read here (link embedded) and Chairwoman Gillett’s dissenting opinion may be viewed here (link embedded).

The settlement agreement consists of the following elements:

  • $65 million in direct bill credits to Eversource customers. The $65 million will be distributed in December and January. The

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CT Tax Amnesty Program

Posted on November 3, 2021


Individuals and businesses in the state of Connecticut are now eligible to claim amnesty for back taxes they owe for any tax period ending on or before December 31, 2020.

This program is available from November 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022.

The program provides a 75% reduction in interest and waives penalties and the possibility of criminal prosecution of those who have not filed, under-reported, or have existing liabilities related to taxes owed.

The following situations are covered under CT’s Tax

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Resources for Children and Teens in Crisis

Posted on October 28, 2021


Mobile Crisis Intervention Services In Our Area:

Mobile Crisis Team staff provide immediate assistance to children and teens in distress by identifying options and resources that meet their unique needs.

Various providers offer both phone and/or office support for children through the age of 17 years.

Upon first contact, children are evaluated and assessed for their unique treatment needs, including:

  • Referral for another level of care
  • Screening and assessment for outpatient treatment
  • Coordination

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October Business Advisory Council Meeting with Rep. Nuccio and CBIA

Posted on October 25, 2021


Discussion Touched On Manufacturing Policy, Workforce Training Initiatives and Incentives to Promote COVID-19 Vaccinations

TOLLAND COUNTY, Conn. — With Connecticut’s business community facing an uncertain forecast for the coming year, State Representative Tammy Nuccio recently invited guests from the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) to October’s Business Advisory Council meeting for a policy update.

The discussion touched on challenges

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OCT 18th PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED FOR PROPOSED REPLACEMENT OF RTE-74 BRIDGE OVER SKUNGAMAUG RIVER

Posted on September 30, 2021


The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a virtual public information meeting concerning the proposed replacement of Bridge 01120 carrying Route 74 over the Skungamaug River, in Tolland, will occur on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed via Microsoft Teams Live Event and YouTube Live. A Question and Answer (Q&A) session will immediately follow the presentation, which will be recorded. Instructions on how to access the meeting and on how to

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Nuccio Awarded 100 Percent Pro-Business Voting Score

Posted on September 20, 2021


HARTFORD, Conn. —State Representative Tammy Nuccio (R-Tolland) was recently recognized for her exceptional voting record in support of both Connecticut businesses and workers.

The Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), which represents thousands of large and small employers in the Constitution State, recently gave Nuccio a 100% score on its annual State House Voting Record Scorecard.

Lawmakers were judged based on their support for policies that create jobs and bring businesses to

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Posted on August 25, 2021


Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine is Approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, the first COVID-19 vaccine to gain full approval.  The vaccine will now be marketed as “Comirnaty” for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older.  The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12 through 15 years of age and for the administration of a third dose in certain immunocompromised

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Veterans Stand Down 2021

Posted on August 24, 2021


From the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA):

ABOUT STAND DOWN 2021

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) is pleased to announce that we are holding Veterans STAND DOWN 2021 on September 22nd, 23rd, & 24th.  While the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way agencies and organizations operate, the DVA continues our commitment to serving Connecticut’s Veterans by providing this “one stop” access to a range of programs and services offered by state and federal agencies,

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Tropical Storm Henri-Related Losses and Filing an Insurance Claim

Posted on August 23, 2021


If you have suffered damage due to Hurricane Henri these are the steps to take immediately:

  • Take photos of the damage and remove personal property if your home cannot be secured. Do not dispose of property until an insurance adjuster has reviewed it for your claim.
  • If you can still live in the home, talk with your agent about critical repairs that need to be made. Whether you make the repairs or hire someone, save the receipts for your claim.
  • If you need to find other lodging, keep records

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