Senator Richard Blumenthal

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the $1.9 trillion federal coronavirus relief and stimulus bill approved by Democrats in his chamber will send $100 billion in aid to his home state of New York.

$1.9 billion PPP Loans Available For Connecticut Businesses

Feb 26, 2021
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The U.S. Small Business Administration will provide $1.9 billion in loans to nearly 23,000 Connecticut businesses through the federal Paycheck Protection Program made available during the pandemic.

Food Pantry
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Connecticut will release $19 million on Thursday to low-income residents who are eligible for Emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance, known as SNAP benefits.

Electric Boat submarine
Electric Boat

Connecticut elected officials got an update this week from Electric Boat, one of the state’s largest employers and manufacturers of U.S. submarines.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut)
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said he supports the Biden’s administration’s $20 billion request to boost COVID-19 vaccine production.