Category: Business

Lamont announces launch of business.ct.gov

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Wednesday announced the launch of business.ct.gov – an online, one-stop-shop where entrepreneurs can easily find information and quickly create a checklist with everything required to start up or manage their business in Connecticut. The online service will make it easier to do business in the state, support small…

CT lawmakers urge USDA to reconsider decision preventing shellfish farmers from receiving financial relief during COVID-19

WASHINGTON, DC – — On Friday, U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Representatives John Larson (CD-1), Rosa DeLauro (CD-3), Joe Courtney (CD-2), Jim Himes (CD-4), and Jahana Hayes (CD-5) called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (UDSA) to reverse its decision to prohibit shellfish aquaculture from being eligible for direct…

Bysiewicz and members of Governor’s Countil on Women and Girls launch financial literacy portal

Hartford, CT – Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, chairwoman of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls, and members of the council’s Economic Opportunity and Workforce Equity Subcommittee today announced the launch of the Financial Literacy Portal — an initiative that will ensure helpful resources from state agencies are centralized and non-profits that support financial literacy are highlighted.  The website was developed after the…

Governor Lamont, other governors announce multi-state agreement to develop regional supply chain for PPE and medical equipment

HARTFORD, CT – Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, and Delaware Governor John Carney today announced a joint multi-state agreement to develop a regional supply chain for personal…

Lamont announces members of the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced the members who will serve on the Reopen Connecticut Advisory Group – the panel of local health, business, workforce, and education experts organized by AdvanceCT that will consult with his administration and legislative leadership on the reopening of Connecticut’s economy and education system as the nation emerges…

Webster Donates $100,000 to United Way to Aid COVID-19 Response Funds

Emergency relief funds will help meet basic needs WATERBURY, Conn., April 15, 2020 – Webster Bank announced today a $100,000 donation to United Way COVID-19 Response Funds as part of its commitment to support its local communities. The Funds assist agencies and families which are facing financial challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will…

Eversource : Company Crews Working to Restore Power After Fierce Rain and Wind Storm Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

BERLINE, CT – versource crews are working non-stop restoring power after Monday’s fierce wind storm, while complying with the energy company’s stringent COVID-19 pandemic protocols to safeguard the health and well-being of employees and customers. The storm’s drenching rain and powerful winds caused extensive damage throughout Connecticut. As of 4 p.m., approximately 40,000 Eversource customers…

Lamont: MA joins CT, NY, NJ RI, PA, and DE’s multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy

HARTFORD, CT – Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware Governor John Carney today announced Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is joining the multi-state council to restore the economy…