Susan Bysiewicz

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Here’s the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region:

A staff member for Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz has tested positive for COVID-19. The unidentified person has not shown any symptoms and will quarantine at home for 14 days. Bysiewicz was in close contact with this person, and will self-isolate at home. She last tested negative Thursday.

People gather at the Supreme Court to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Washington.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says a statue of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be erected in her native Brooklyn.

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In Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration has set up an advisory committee to ensure that every state resident is counted in the 2020 U.S. Census.

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Republican and Democratic voters in Connecticut have chosen their nominees for governor. Former GE executive Bob Stefanowski from Madison beat out four other contenders to win the Republican nomination. Meanwhile Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont won the Democratic nomination in a landslide against his rival, Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim.

Ann Lopez / WSHU

Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont beat back a challenge from Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim to win the Connecticut Democratic Party’s endorsement for governor on Saturday.

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