Posted on April 3, 2020 by Admin
These continue to be unprecedented days in so many ways. For those of us serving in the legislature, despite not commuting to Hartford for our work, we have full days with daily briefings from the governor’s office and various state agencies, town municipal leaders, hospitals, local human services providers and caucus conference calls. Within short two weeks, video conferences by Zoom have become commonplace.
Connecticut is responding to the coronavirus pandemic with all hands on deck. We continue…
Posted on March 26, 2020 by Admin
I hope that you and your family members are taking all the necessary steps to keep safe and well.
The governor in his afternoon update stated that a total of 1012 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported among Connecticut residents.
Please remember: the state maintains a web site that carries useful information and resources for many stakeholders. There’s a helpful “frequently asked questions” guide, too.
Posted on March 23, 2020 by Admin
Here is the latest update on Governor Lamont’s decision to close “non-essential” businesses as part of the strategy to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The Executive Order goes into effect tonight, Monday, March 23, at 8:00 p.m.
Late Sunday, state economic development officials released guidance designed to give business owners, their employees, and residents a better understanding of the requested closures. Click here to read the full document.
According to the guidelines, here are examples…
Posted on March 20, 2020 by Admin
There are a number of rumors regarding Governor Lamont’s executive order yesterday. I’d like to provide you with some clear and accurate information.
The Governor is not shutting down all businesses. Grocery stores, banks, gas stations and many other businesses will remain open. Please do not rush and over stock on grocery items and hygiene products. It is important for all members of our community to have access to these items.
As ordered by Governor Lamont, Connecticut will be following a similar…
Posted on March 17, 2020 by Admin
Friends and Neighbors,
An update on the coronavirus, aka COVID-19.
As of today, March 16th there are forty-one people who’ve tested positive for the Covid-19 virus (varied age ranges) across our state.These numbers are up from only six on Friday. Nineteen of the those who’ve tested positive live in Fairfield County.
This virus will impact many more, and poses the greatest risk to those over 60 and those with existing health concerns. This virus is highly contagious. We must do all in our power over…