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Connecticut Airports To Get $30M Of State's Coronavirus Relief Funding

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Airports in Connecticut are set to get more than $30 million in coronavirus relief funding. 

State lawmakers say airports will use money from the federal stimulus package to offset the impact of COVID-19 in the aviation sector. The vast majority of the $30 million will go to Bradley International Airport. The airport reported last month it has seen a drop in traffic of nearly 90% since COVID-19 reached the U.S.

The rest of the money will be split between ten other airports in the state.

The director of the Connecticut Airport Authority didn’t specify how the money will be used, but said it will prevent recent achievements at the state’s airports from being reversed.

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Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.
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