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The former head of a southern Connecticut business group expects robust economic growth in the region after COVID-19.

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Long Island officials are helping restaurants and small businesses recover from the economic shutdown.

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Governor Ned Lamont’s Reopen Connecticut Report includes a roadmap for the state’s recovery from COVID-19. The report contains a 44-page PowerPoint presentation that calls for the wearing of face masks and the ramping up of testing to more than 200,000 a week by September 1.

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A new poll finds most New Yorkers are comfortable with the pace of the reopening of the economy, even though many are taking a financial hit due to the shutdown.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’ll meet with President Donald Trump on Wednesday to discuss an infrastructure program with federal funds for state projects, including repairing deteriorating commuter rail tunnels under the Hudson River. Cuomo says he believes the state has finally “turned the page” on the COVID-19 pandemic for now, and it’s time to refocus on restarting the economy.