Pandemic Relief

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New York borrowed a lot of money from the federal government to keep up with the demand for unemployment benefits during the pandemic. The state now owes at least $9 billion.

Missing: COVID Relief Dollars For Connecticut Restaurateurs

Jul 13, 2021
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Connecticut restaurant owners said they still haven’t received pandemic relief money. They want the federal Small Business Administration to replenish the nearly $29 billion fund that’s supposed to help. / Flickr

More than 300,000 Nassau County homeowners may no longer receive pandemic relief payments promised by the county executive.

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Connecticut House Republicans have proposed an alternative to Democratic Governor Ned Lamont’s spending plan for the American Rescue Act funding. The state is set to receive $2.6 billion in federal assistance.

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer visited Long Island to urge local substance use counselors to apply for federal funds to help combat the opioid epidemic.