If you are unemployed and receiving weekly unemployment benefits, your checks may be about to get a whole lot smaller. The $600 federal enhancement that a lot of families rely on expired Friday.
U.S. Senators Blumenthal, Murphy call on lawmakers to pass an extension for unemployment checks amid pandemic
U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are calling on lawmakers to pass an extension for people relying on unemployment checks to get by.
Nursing homes workers in New Haven got a big thank you from Connecticut’s senior U.S. senator, but that thanks also came with a warning.
U.S. Senator Blumenthal pushing for billions still available in PPP to go to small and minority-owned businesses
With $130 billion still available to small businesses, Congress extended the application deadline for the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to August 8. Blumenthal wants the money to go to minority-owned businesses.
Governor Ned Lamont will be joining Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy in Hartford on Thursday to call on the Senate to pass relief efforts for families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senator Richard Blumenthal will be stopping by a mobile coronavirus testing site in Bloomfield today.
Sen. Blumenthal asking Congress to approve billions in emergency funding for long-term care facilities
Senator Richard Blumenthal is asking Congress to approve the “Nursing Home Protection and Prevention Act”: billions of dollars in emergency funding for long-term care facilities.
As testing increases across the state and nation, that turnaround time is getting longer.
Senator Blumenthal hopes some of $130B in Paycheck Protection Program will go to minority-owned businesses
After starts and stops, and worries the money would run out, there’s $130 billion left in the Paycheck Protection Program.
Some teachers refusing to return to in-person classes in the fall as lawmakers work to address digital divide highlighted by COVID-19 pandemic
Senator Richard Blumenthal met with school leaders, teachers, and parents Tuesday to talk about the lack of access to technology for students, while some teachers say they don’t think schools are prepared to safely bring students back into the classroom.