Your State’s Governing Bodies- in Connecticut, we have our Governor’s Office and Governors Workforce Council, the Office of Workforce Strategy, the Department of Labor and Apprenticeship Division, the Connecticut Department of Public Health
In March of 2020, COVID was on our doorstep which accelerated dollars that would become available from the Federal government to the State of Connecticut. The Federal government under the CARES Act were provided to not only support the provision of health care and education but support all those businesses and individuals impacted by COVID.
Connecticut was in receipt of $1.1 billion. In addition to these relief funds through the CARES Act, new dollars are being earmarked for Connecticut through the American Rescue Plan Act- called ARPA. Of the ARPA monies received, $70 million is earmarked for workforce development across all sectors.
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