Bank offers no-interest loans for some affected by shutdown

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bank in Connecticut says this would presumably maybe offer no-interest loans to any federal workers who are working and no longer being paid during the partial government shutdown.

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Tuesday launched the assistance program equipped by Webster Monetary institution. He said he hopes other banks offer an analogous applications.

The loans are to be repaid after the workers receive wait on pay.

Lamont said he was as soon as stunned to learn that about 1,200 valuable federal workers in Connecticut who remain on the job with out a paycheck usually are no longer eligible for unemployment advantages.

Webster Monetary institution President John Ciulla said valuable parts about how workers will notify and how soon they are able to receive the money are quiet being finalized.

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