Posted on May 29, 2020 by hbrooks
With summertime and many patriotic occasions, such as Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the Fourth of July, upon us, now is a great time to retire your worn American flags as you prepare to display fresh Stars and Stripes.
In the lead-up to Flag Day on June 14, I will be hosting my annual Flag Collection Drive around the 66th District. Please consider retiring your worn American flags to be properly and respectfully retired by American Legion Posts # 27 & 146. Details and collection locations can be found…
Posted on May 21, 2020 by hbrooks
With yesterday’s reopening of many business sectors across the state, numerous state agencies have put out resources and rules for businesses and patrons to reference. Below, you will find links to many of these guidances, along with some general resources you may find helpful as you navigate the state’s phased reopening.
Department of Agriculture (DoAG)
Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)
Posted on May 19, 2020 by hbrooks
State Prepares for First Phase of Business Reopenings on May 20
Beginning tomorrow, May 20, some businesses will be allowed to open, including restaurants with outdoor seating, offices, outdoor museums and zoos, and retail shops and malls.
Note that barbershops and hair salons, which were previously allowed to open, are no longer part of this Phase 1 reopening plan. This decision was made by the governor yesterday. While I do believe public…
Posted on May 15, 2020 by hbrooks
Connecticut Bankers Association Provides Update on Paycheck Protection Program
Last week, the Connecticut Bankers Association made the most recent Connecticut-specific Paycheck Protection Program data available for public view. As of last Friday, 34,629 loans and $2,725,531,573 have been approved for Connecticut businesses.
In addition, the nationwide burn rate of dollars available for PPP loans has slowed dramatically, and there should be enough operational funding to keep the program running for…