A virtual roundtable discussion has been held between Senator Richard Blumenthal and members of the Western Connecticut Council of Governments. He discussed actions taken by Congress to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and asked the municipal leaders about the pandemic’s effects on Connecticut.
Redding officials expressed concerned about the pull back of who should seek a prescription to be tested given the short supply of personal protective equipment.
Brookfield First Selectman Steve Dunn asked for a worksheet with simple explanations of the help for residents and businesses passed by Congress. Bethel First Selectman Matt Knickerbocker agreed and said he's gotten a lot of questions seeking details of the stimulus check that's going to be coming to individuals.
Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi shared his concerned with the number of residents coming into town from New York, specifically from the City who are occupying short term rentals.