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COVID-19 State Response Updates

Posted on March 21, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


Coronavirus (COVID-19) information is being updated rapidly as state and federal health officials work to respond. You can find the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 by clicking on the following links:

Here are direct links for information on:

To review all of Gov. Lamont’s executive orders, click here.

Health Recommendations to limit COVID-19

According to the Centers

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COVID-19 Response: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on March 19, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


The governor’s administration continues to update a compilation of frequently asked questions related to the state’s response to COVID-19. You can access the document directly by clicking here.

COVID-19 Disaster Assistance Loans for Businesses & Employee Information

Posted on March 17, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


It has been announced that Connecticut businesses will be able to apply for disaster assistance loans. In a statement made by Governor Lamont, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be accepting applications for loans of up to $2 million to help individual businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.

For specific information on how to apply for the SBA’s disaster assistance loan you can click here or call 1-800-659-2955.

Business owners who have questions about

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Vail Participates in Opening Day, 2020 Legislative Session Begins

Posted on February 5, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


HARTFORD – On Wednesday, February 5th, the Connecticut General Assembly convened for the 2020 legislative session. State Representative Kurt Vail began his sixth legislative session representing the 52nd Assembly District, which is made up of the towns of Somers and Stafford. The legislature will remain in session for 3-month period. Rep Vail said, “I look forward to continuing my work for the residents of Somers and Stafford. It is a great honor to serve you and our local businesses. This session,

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2020 Major Issues

Posted on January 10, 2020 by Greg MacKinnon


Each year, prior to the start of the legislative session, the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research compiles its “Major Issues” report. This report outlines various points of public policy that the legislature will likely act upon this year. I have highlighted some of the major issues below, with short explanations provided within OLR’s report. In addition to these items, I will be providing more information on some of my personal initiatives in the coming weeks, like new legislation I am working

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