The Commercial Record’s coverage of the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on the state’s real estate and finance industries, and the local economy.
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday that many of Gov. Ned Lamont’s shutdown orders related to the coronavirus pandemic are constitutional, thwarting a challenge from a pub owner.
Gov. Ned Lamont and a top advisor said Monday they’re pleased so far with the pace of vaccinations in Connecticut despite concerns the nation is behind where it should be in the race to deliver the shots.
After threatening last week to veto the bipartisan COVID-19 relief package, President Donald Trump signed the bill Sunday evening, paving the way for $600 economic aid payments and other provisions affecting banking and lending.
Developer LAZ Investments LLC is expanding its multifamily portfolio with a 50-percent acquisition of 554 apartments in downtown Hartford.
U.S. consumer spending fell 0.4 percent in November, the first decline since April, as Americans confronted a newly resurgent virus.
President Donald Trump has threatened to torpedo Congress’ massive COVID-19 relief package in the midst of a raging pandemic and deep economic uncertainty, suddenly demanding changes fellow Republicans have opposed.
The COVID-19 aid bill passed by Congress on Monday will allow small businesses hit hardest by the pandemic to take a second Paycheck Protection Program loan.
Congressional negotiators are closing in on a $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package that would deliver additional help to businesses, $300-per-week jobless checks and $600 stimulus payments to most Americans.
As top Washington negotiators reach for a long-delayed agreement on COVID-19 relief, rank-and-file Democrats appear increasingly resigned to having to drop, for now, a scaled-back demand for fiscal relief for states and local governments whose budgets have been thrown out of balance by the pandemic.
An emerging $908 billion COVID-19 aid package from a bipartisan group of lawmakers has all but collapsed after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Republican senators won’t support $160 billion in state and local funds as part of a potential trade-off in the deal.