Info for CT on COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Everyone in Connecticut ages 16+ is now eligible to receive a Covid-19 Vaccine. Click here for more information about how to schedule yours.

Info for CT on COVID-19

Stay Informed About COVID-19

For the latest information from the State of Connecticut on COVID-19, residents should visit This poster on COVID-19 provides information and resources to stay safe.

Democrats Delivering During a Crisis

COVID-19 has infected thousands, caused untold loss, and fundamentally changed daily life. Democrats are delivering real results to protect the public’s health and help people recover economically, physically, and mentally.


  • $1,400 stimulus check per person*
  • $300 a month for families per child five and younger and $250 for all other children starting in July*
  • Expanded unemployment aid of $300 a week through Sept. 6
  • $2.6 billion in aid for Connecticut state government
  • $1.6 billion in aid for local Connecticut towns and education
  • Lower payments and expanded access to Obamacare


  • Paid Family and Medical Leave starting January 2022
  • Increasing minimum wage to $12/hour and $15/hour by June 2023
  • More state education funding for towns
  • Telehealth support during COVID-19
  • Top five vaccine distribution in the country

*Eligible individuals are single filers with an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or below, heads of household at $112,500 or below, and married couples at $150,000 or below. For single filers, the checks decrease to zero at $80,000, $120,000 for heads of household, and $160,000 for joint filers

Opening Day 2021

Cohen Named Senate Chair of Environment, Vice-chair of Commerce Committees

New legislators to be sworn in on January 9, 2019

Senator-elect Christine Cohen (D-Guilford) today released the following statement after being named Senate Chair of the General Assembly’s Environment Committee and Vice-chair of the Commerce Committee for the 2019-2020 legislative sessions:

“As leaders in Washington look to shift the national conversation on strategies for a sustainable future, I look forward to being the lead voice on environmental issues here in Connecticut. Our state is rich with environmental assets; we have a duty to protect them. We have a great variety of landscapes, wildlife, plantlife, and aquatic features and as Senate Chair of the Environment Committee I’ll be dedicated to passing legislation to conserve and improve those natural resources.

“I believe my experience as a small business owner will prove valuable to the Commerce Committee as our state looks to attract and grow small businesses. There are great opportunities for Connecticut to help business owners and in turn better our local economies. I look forward to working with both sides of the isle to find common sense solutions.”

The Environment Committee works on issues that relate to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Those areas include conservation, recreation, pollution control, fisheries and game, state parks and forests, water resources and flood and erosion control. In addition the Environment Committee works on all matters relating to the Department of Agriculture, including farming, dairy products and domestic animals.

The Commerce Committee works on issues related to the Department of Economic and Community Development which devises and implements strategies that help businesses grow and succeed, revitalize communities and neighborhoods, and promote tourist attractions, the arts, and historic preservation.

Supporting Our Community

CT Food Banks

Donate to a Local Food Bank

Donations of food through community food drives, from farmers and from the food industry are vital to helping the Connecticut Food Bank provide enough food to provide more than 18 million meals annually to hungry Connecticut residents.

Home Heating Assistance

Home Heating Assistance

Operation Fuel partners with local government and community-based organizations at more than 100 sites throughout Connecticut to ensure that families in need have access to year-round energy assistance.

Energy Savings

Home Energy Savings

Control your energy bills by finding generation rates that fit your needs. See what else you can do to control your cost!






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