Lawmakers want the bills to be waived.
Connecticut Governor, Ned Lamont signed HB 6607, "An Act Incentivizing the Adoption of Cybersecurity Standards for Businesses" into law last week. The bill, introduced by Representative Caroline Simmons, prohibits the Superior Court from assessing punitive damages against an organization that implements reasonable cybersecurity controls, including industry recognized cybersecurity frameworks such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) and the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Critical Security Controls (CIS Controls®).
New laws will be taking effect Oct. 1 regarding recreational marijuana, recycling, smoking, employment of older workers, domestic violence, and a five-cent surcharge on miniature bottles of liquor, among others.
Connecticut continues to add jobs as the state slowly recovers from the COVID pandemic, with approximately 70% of the jobs lost during March and April of 2020 now restored.
Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday morning he expects to extend his COVID-19 emergency declaration for at least 90 days, a necessary step in his view to maintain key mandates, including a statewide requirement for wearing masks in schools and for educators and health-care workers to be vaccinated.
The COVID recession hit Connecticut’s economy harder than much of the rest of the United States, and it will take longer for the state to recover, according to a new report from policy think-tank Connecticut Voices for Children.
Just two months ago, the pace of processing federal emergency rental assistance in Connecticut was roundly criticized by landlords and tenant advocates. Now, the Biden administration hails it as a model of success.
Since 2016, Luis Vega has run North Haven-based hemp company Wepa! Farms, but now he’s looking to expand into Connecticut’s newly-legalized recreational cannabis market.
Gov. Ned Lamont signaled Thursday he would look to extend at least one of his emergency orders beyond its Sept. 30 expiration date in an effort to preserve a policy diverting eviction cases to a rental assistance program.
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the first round of the $1,000 bonus payments authorized through the Back to Work CT program are being mailed this week to more than 1,500 eligible applicants who are among the initial group of workers participating in the program.
Here's what's happening at the DRS, right from DRS Commissioner Mark Boughton.
The bill requires CPAs to keep work product and workpaper related to work for a client for at least seven years after creation unless the law requires a longer retention. Current law only specifies that CPAs must retain workpaper as required by law.
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that thousands of low-to-moderate income working individuals and families in Connecticut will see a significantly larger state tax refund as the Connecticut Earned Income Tax Credit is scheduled to increase from its most recent rate of 23% of the federal credit to 30.5% this year.
With infections increasing, Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday he will continue a requirement that K-12 students wear masks in school to combat the spread of COVID-19 to a population that includes many children still ineligible for vaccinations.
A state program that offers unemployed individuals up to $1,000 for finding a job has received 5,400 applications, at an average of about 25-50 per day.
Connecticut has been making strides to improve its business-friendliness ranking and is inching its way up with the help of a public-private partnership.
Since he took office 2 1/2 years ago, Gov. Ned Lamont has watched the cash pour into Connecticut’s coffers. Even a coronavirus-induced recession couldn’t stop analysts from forecasting big surpluses for the next two years. But much of that good fortune is due to a tax system and other policies Lamont inherited.
Many in Massachusetts are waiting with bated breath to see whether Governor Charlie Baker will make any coronavirus-related policy changes following new federal guidance this week surrounding mask-wearing.
As claims administrator, Aflac will accept applications, determine eligibility, and administer benefits for paid leave. Individuals will have flexible options to submit applications for paid leave, either online, by email, or by calling directly into a customer care advocate.
Connecticut's Office of Fiscal Analysis is projecting the state's cannabis industry will generate $20.4 million in tax revenue in its first full year of operation, and over $55 million in its fourth year.