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.
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.