With New Haven businesses owned by minorities and women suffering disproportionately during the COVID-19 pandemic, philanthropists and the city are underwriting a $1.5 million emergency loan program that targets small businesses owned by women and minorities.
CT election officials are preparing for a potential shortage of poll workers in the August presidential primary and November general election as the many elderly retirees who normally work those jobs could decide to remain home due to being at higher risk of severe illness from the coronavirus.
Due to continuing concerns over COVID-19, CCM has postponed all of our on-site workshops through at least June. We continue to schedule webinars on a variety of topics during this time. Please check back here for updates and sessions offered.
Middletown city officials made “historic” progress at this week’s council meeting, adopting resolutions dealing with racism and becoming the third municipality in the state to sign on to the Equality Act. Common Council members also passed an ordinance to create a Permanent Task Force on Anti-Racism, which requires a change to the city charter.
The federal government made more than 1.6 million payments -- totaling nearly $2.7 billion -- to Connecticut residents in the past two months, according to the Internal Revenue Service.
State-by-state figures released by the IRS Monday show that 159 million individuals across the U.S. received Economic Impact Payments (EIP) valued at over $266 billion.