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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont

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About Governor Ned Lamont

Ned Lamont is the first Connecticut Governor in 80 years to get his start as a businessman and job creator. When he and wife Annie moved to Connecticut in their twenties, they felt like they'd hit the jackpot. With both practical business experience and first-hand knowledge of what it takes to raise a family here, Lamont is committed to giving all Connecticut residents—both current and prospective—the same feeling.

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Awarded $23.9 Million in Federal Funding To Support Workforce Training Initiative

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Aug 4th, announced that the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy is being awarded a $23.9 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support the…

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Governor Lamont Announces $5.1 Million in State Funding for Additional Infrastructure Upgrades at the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs Campus in Rocky Hill

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Aug 4th, announced that the State of Connecticut is releasing more than $5.1 million in state funding to make additional renovations and improvements to building infrastructure at the campus of the…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - August 4, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Higher Education Program To Increase Opportunities for Aspiring Nurses and Social Workers

NEW HAVEN, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Aug 3rd, announced the launch of CT Health Horizons, a three-year higher education program designed to address statewide shortages in nursing and behavioral health providers. A collaborative partnership…

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Governor Lamont Appoints Omarys Vasquez as State Building Inspector

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Aug 3rd, announced that he is appointing Omarys Vasquez of Watertown to serve as Connecticut state building inspector. The position is responsible for the development and administration of the…

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Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Half-Staff Wednesday and Thursday in Honor of U.S. Army Reserve Master Sergeant Michael Clark

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Aug 2nd, announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut lowered to half-staff beginning at sunrise on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, through sunset on Thursday, August 4, 2022, in honor of…

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Governor Lamont Announces Department of Revenue Services Receives 239K Applications for 2022 Child Tax Rebate

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Aug 1st, announced that as of midnight last night, the Connecticut Department of Revenue received a total of 238,668 applications for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate. Those applications represent…

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Governor Lamont Activates Connecticut’s Extreme Hot Weather Protocol From Tuesday, August 2 to Friday, August 5, 2022.

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Aug 1st, announced that due to a weather forecast indicating that temperatures over the next several days will be very hot and humid with highs of more than 90 degrees and a heat index in the low to mid…

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Governor Lamont Announces $580 Million Investment for the Protection of Connecticut Waters From Sewage Pollution

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Aug 2nd, announced that the State of Connecticut is making a $580 million investment in construction-ready municipal water pollution control projects that will protect the state’s waters from sewage…

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Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Half-Staff Friday in Honor of Muddy Brook Firefighter George Brown

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 28th, announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 29, 2022, in honor of Muddy Brook Fire Department Firefighter…

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Governor Lamont Announces More Than 200,000 Households Have Applied for the Child Tax Rebate So Far as the July 31 Deadline Approaches

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 28th,announced that as of this afternoon, a total of 200,027 households on behalf of 311,513 children have submitted applications for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate. This includes more than…

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Governor Lamont Directs $3.5M in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Funds to Energy Efficiency Programs for Low-Income Customers That Will Reach an Additional 1,000 Homes

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 28th, announced that he is directing $3.5 million in funds from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) to be allocated to Connecticut’s utility-administered energy efficiency programs for…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - July 28, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Expands Maternal Health Coverage Through HUSKY From 60 Days to Twelve Months After Pregnancy

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 27th, announced the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved the State of Connecticut’s request to extend Medicaid (known in Connecticut as HUSKY) and…

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Governor Lamont Announces $34 Million in State Funding To Support Outdoor Recreation

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 27th, announced the anticipated release of $34 million in state funding that will continue his administration’s priority of improving and increasing access to the outdoors for Connecticut…

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Governor Lamont Urges Families to Apply for the Connecticut Child Tax Rebate Before July 31 Deadline

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 26th, is reminding families that there are only a few days left to apply for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate. To receive the state tax rebate, applications must be submitted online to the…

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Governor Lamont Announces Communications Director Max Reiss To Leave State Service

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 26th, announced that Max Reiss, communications director for the Office of the Governor, intends to step down from his position in state government to pursue a new professional opportunity in the…

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Governor Lamont Announces New $150 Million Loan Program for Connecticut Small Businesses and Nonprofits

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 25th, announced the launch of the Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund, a public-private partnership that provides low-interest loans to small businesses and nonprofits in Connecticut. Applications…

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Governor Lamont Announces Landmark New Climate Law That Will Help Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Transportation

New Haven, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 22nd, joined state agency officials, legislators, and environmental stakeholders on the New Haven Green to highlight the enactment of Public Act 22-25, a landmark new law that includes a number of…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - July 21, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Federal Approval of Connecticut’s Plan To Support Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Growth With COVID Recovery Funding

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 18th, announced that the U.S. Treasury Department has approved the State of Connecticut’s plan to deploy up to $119.5 million in funding through the American Rescue Plan Act’s (ARPA) State…

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Governor Lamont Activates Connecticut’s Extreme Hot Weather Protocol To Help Ensure the Availability of Cooling Centers Over the Next Several Days

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 18th, announced that due to a weather forecast indicating that temperatures over the next several days will reach more than 95 degrees with the heat index expected to go over triple digits at times,…

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Application Deadline to Apply for the CT Child Tax Rebate is July 31, 2022

I just wanted to drop a note to remind everyone about the upcoming deadline to apply for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate. Taxpayers can receive a state tax rebate of up to $250 per child for a maximum of three children. Any Connecticut…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Addressing Motor Vehicle Theft

WATCH: News conference announcing the enactment of this new law Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont On July 19th, announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-115, which updates Connecticut’s criminal justice statutes to…

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Governor Lamont Announces Seven New Technology Education Programs at Connecticut’s Public and Private Colleges and Universities

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 15th, announced the creation of seven new technology education programs at Connecticut’s public and private colleges and universities. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) and the…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - July 14, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Directs Flags to Return to Full-Staff Friday July 12th Evening

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 14th, announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to return to full-staff at sunset on the evening of Friday, July 15, 2022. Flags are currently at half-staff statewide as a…

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Governor Lamont Announces New Express Trains on the New Haven Line and Increased Services on the Waterbury Branch Line

BRIDGEPORT, CT – Governor Ned Lamont announced that six new express trains on the New Haven Line and seven new weekday trains on the Waterbury Branch Line have begun service starting from July 11, 2022. On the New Haven Line, three weekday…

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Governor Lamont Announces Opening of Evolution Gaming Studio in Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 11th, announced that Evolution, a live casino operator for digital platforms, has begun operating in Connecticut. The company, which has already hired 140 employees to work at its newly built studio…

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Governor Lamont Appoints Kimberly Martone To Serve as Acting Executive Director of the Office of Health Strategy

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 8th, announced that he is appointing Kimberly R. Martone to serve as acting executive director of the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy, the state agency that is responsible for implementing…

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Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Half-Staff in Honor of Sandy Hook Fire Chief William Halstead

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 11th, announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut lowered to half-staff in honor of Sandy Hook Fire Chief William Halstead, who died in the line of duty after responding to a…

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Governor Lamont Announces Oasis Pro Markets Plans Expansion in Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 7th, announced that Oasis Pro Markets, a fast-growing fintech firm, is planning an expansion project in Connecticut that will include the creation of 91 new jobs in the state over the next four years.…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - July 7, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of the Connecticut Department of Labor’s New Unemployment System, ReEmployCT

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) Commissioner Danté Bartolomeo on July 6th, announced a successful launch of the State of Connecticut’s new unemployment benefits and tax system,…

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Governor Lamont Announces the Department of Revenue Services Will Host a Webinar Thursday About the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 5th, announced that the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services will host a live webinar on Thursday, July 7, 2022, to discuss the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate. Any Connecticut resident…

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Governor Lamont: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Mass Shooting in Highland Park, Illinois

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 5th, announced that – in accordance with a proclamation from President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. directing flags to be lowered throughout the country as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of…

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Governor Lamont Establishes Commission To Plan Connecticut’s Commemorations for the 250th Anniversary of the Founding of the United States

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 1st, announced that he is establishing a commission that will be responsible for planning the State of Connecticut’s multi-year commemorations, celebrations, and reflections of the 250th…

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Governor Lamont Reminds Public of ParkConneCT Program That Offers Increased Bus Services to State Parks and Beaches This Summer

Westport, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on July 1st, is reminding Connecticut residents about the state’s ParkConneCT program, which is offering increased bus services to Connecticut state parks and beaches. A continuation of a pilot program…

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Governor Lamont Announces Covered Connecticut Expands to Adults Without Children, New Benefits Added to the No-Cost Health Insurance Program

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont – joined by Access Health CT, the Connecticut Department of Social Services, and the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy – On July 1st, announced that additional Connecticut residents are now…

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Nominate Your CT Arts Hero Today!

The Connecticut Arts Hero Awards honor and celebrate Connecticut residents who are doing inspiring things in, for or through the arts in Connecticut. Since 2016, the Connecticut Arts Hero Awards have introduced us to an array of remarkable…

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Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Invite Businesses in States Restricting the Rights of Women to Relocate to Connecticut

WATCH: Video message from Governor Lamont Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz on July 1st, issued an open letter to businesses in states that are restricting the ability of women to make their own…

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Governor Lamont Appoints Joann Ryan as Chair of Board of Regents, Names Juanita T. James and James McCarthy as Board Members

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 30th, announced he is appointing JoAnn Ryan to serve as chair of the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education (BOR), and Juanita T. James and James McCarthy to serve as board members. The BOR…

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Governor Lamont Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision in West Virginia v. EPA

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 30th, released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in West Virginia v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: “This is another example of the Supreme Court advancing an…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 30, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Reminds Residents That Connecticut’s Gas Tax Holiday and Fare-Free Bus Service Have Been Extended for Several Additional Months

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 29th, is reminding Connecticut residents that the law he signed earlier this year that suspends the state’s 25-cent-per-gallon excise tax on gasoline – which was initially set to expire on…

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Schedule of 2022 Connecticut Fireworks

As friends and families make plans to get together this weekend to celebrate Independence Day, I wanted to highlight the large number of fireworks shows that are happening across Connecticut in celebration of the birth of our nation. …

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Governor Lamont Appoints Mark Kohler as Secretary of the State

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 30th, announced that he will name Mark F. Kohler of North Haven to fill the vacancy of the Office of the Secretary of the State created by the anticipated resignation of Secretary Denise Merrill, who…

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Governor Lamont Issues Declaration Enabling Crucial Federal Support for COVID-19 Response to Continue for Several More Months

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 28th, announced that he has signed a declaration that will enable crucial federal support Connecticut has been receiving throughout the COVID-19 pandemic – including supplemental food benefits…

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Governor Lamont Statement on the Resignation of Secretary Merrill

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the announcement made on June 28th, by Secretary of the State Denise Merrill that she intends to resign from her elected office effective at noon on Thursday, June…

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Governor Lamont Announces Return of Program Allowing Children To Receive Free Admission at Connecticut Museums During the Summer Months

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 29th, announced that the popular state program Connecticut Summer at the Museum is returning for the 2022 summer season, enabling Connecticut children to receive free admission at more than 130…

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Governor Lamont Reminds Residents That Connecticut’s Minimum Wage Is Scheduled To Increase on Friday

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is reminding Connecticut residents that the state’s minimum wage will increase from the current rate of $13.00 per hour to $14.00 per hour beginning on Friday, July 1, 2022. The change is the…

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Governor Lamont Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe Vs. Wade

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 24th, released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturns the landmark protections on reproductive rights that…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 24, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Concerning Gun Safety Laws

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 23rd, released the following statement on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen concerning a gun safety law in New York: “This Supreme…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 23, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Directs New Credit and Debit Card Service Fees From State Agencies To Be Waived

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 24th, announced that he is directing Office of Policy and Management Secretary Jeffrey Beckham to waive service fees that Connecticut state agencies are required to begin collecting on credit, debit,…

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Becomes First State to Partner With the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 21st announced that the Connecticut Office of Tourism is partnering with the International LGBTQ+ Travel Association (IGLTA), making Connecticut the first-ever state to join the association at the…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 21, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 22, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 20, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Statement on the Appointment of Marilynn Malerba as United States Treasurer

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 21st, released the following statement regarding the announcement from President Joe Biden that he intends to appoint Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba of Connecticut to serve as treasurer of the…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 17, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 17, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Enacting a Comprehensive Consumer Data Privacy Law

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 17th, announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-15, which enacts a comprehensive series of protections for consumers that provide them with greater ability to safeguard their personal data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 16, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 13, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 14, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Statement on U.S. Senate Bipartisan Gun Safety Agreement

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the bipartisan gun safety agreement in the U.S. Senate that was announced on June 12th, afternoon: “On behalf of the entire state of Connecticut, I thank and…

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Governor Lamont Announces Expansion of Head Start on Housing: A State Pilot Program Increasing Access To Permanent Housing for Families With Young Children

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont – along with Commissioner Seila Mosquera-Bruno of the Connecticut Department of Housing and Commissioner Beth Bye of the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood – today announced the expansion of…

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Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Statements on the Passing of Melody Currey

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statements regarding the passing of Melody A. Currey: Governor Lamont said, “Melody Currey was a powerhouse of an advocate on behalf of the…

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Time to Own: A State Program Offering Down Payment Assistance for New Homebuyers in Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont announced on June 13th, the launch of Time to Own, a new state program offering down payment assistance to low and moderate-income homebuyers in Connecticut. Now accepting applications as of on June…

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Establishing Juneteenth as a Legal State Holiday in Connecticut

On June 10, 2022, I had the honor of holding a bill signing ceremony in New London for legislation that establishes a new legal state holiday in Connecticut on June 19 known as Juneteenth Independence Day. Juneteenth marks an important day in our…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 10, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 9, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Manufacturing Company Element 119 Expanding in Connecticut

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 9th, announced that Element 119 LLC, an advanced coatings manufacturer, is planning an expansion in Connecticut. The company, which employs 14, is expected to hire an additional 36 workers over the…

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Governor Lamont Announces $7.5 Million in State Grants To Preserve 1,013 Acres of Open Space and Renew Green Spaces in Urban Areas

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 8th, announced that his administration is releasing $7.29 million in state funds to purchase and protect 1,013 acres of open space in 17 Connecticut communities, and $276,200 to restore and renew of…

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Receives National Recognition for Streamlining Efforts, Technology Improvements

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 8th, announced that the State of Connecticut recently received national recognition for its use of technology to streamline and improve state regulatory practices and provide better service to…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 8, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Statement on the Passing of Former Chief Justice William J. Sullivan

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 7th, released the following statement regarding the passing of the Honorable William J. Sullivan, who served as chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court from 2001 to 2006: “It is without…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 7, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Office of Health Strategy Executive Director Victoria Veltri To Leave State Service

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 7th, announced that Connecticut Office of Health Strategy Executive Director Victoria Veltri will be stepping down from her role in state government at the end of this month to pursue a new…

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Governor Lamont Announces U.S. Census Bureau Approves Proposal for Connecticut’s Planning Regions To Become County Equivalents

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 6th, announced that the United States Census Bureau has approved a request from the State of Connecticut to adopt the state’s nine planning regions as county-equivalent geographic units to…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 6, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 6, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 2, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 3, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 3, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 1, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont and Education Commissioner Russell-Tucker Announce Investments To Support Aspiring Educators

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker on June 2nd, announced new investments to defray certification-related testing costs for aspiring educators in Connecticut. A total of $2…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 31, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces the Application Period for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate Is Now Open

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on June 1st, announced that the application period for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate is now open. The rebate, which was created as part of the budget bill that the governor signed into law last…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Recognizing Juneteenth as a Legal State Holiday

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 27th, announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-128, which establishes a new legal state holiday on June 19 known as Juneteenth Independence Day. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or…

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Governor Lamont Launches 2022 Summer Reading Challenge

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut State Department of Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker, and State Librarian Deborah Schander on May 31st, announced the launch of the 2022 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge…

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Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Half-Staff on Monday, May 30 in Observance of Memorial Day

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 27th, announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to be flown at half-staff on Monday, May 30, 2022, from sunrise until noon in observance of Memorial Day to honor and mourn the…

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Governor Lamont Kicks Off 2022 Connecticut State Parks Season, Highlights Recreational Opportunities Across State

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Katie Dykes on May 27th, kicked off the beginning of the state parks summer season in Connecticut ahead of Memorial Day weekend. As…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 27, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of ‘Find Your Vibe’ Campaign Promoting Connecticut’s Summer Tourism Season

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 26th, announced that the Connecticut Office of Tourism is launching a new summer campaign encouraging travelers to discover something new about Connecticut – and maybe even themselves. Titled,…

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Governor Lamont Announces ParkConneCT Program Will Resume This Summer, Offering Fare-Free and Increased Bus Services To State Parks and Beaches

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 26th, announced that ParkConneCT, a pilot program launched last year that offers fare-free shuttles and enhanced existing transit service to various Connecticut state parks and beaches, will continue…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 26, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 25, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 24, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Elementary School Mass Shooting in Texas

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 24th, announced that – in accordance with a proclamation from President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. directing flags to be lowered throughout the country as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 23, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Receives Credit Rating Upgrade from S and P

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 23rd, announced that he has received notification that the credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) is raising Connecticut’s general obligation bond outlook from stable to…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Strengthening Hate Crime Investigations by the Connecticut State Police

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 24th, announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-9, which enhances investigations into hate crimes by the Connecticut State Police. Specifically, the legislation codifies into law the…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Ratifying Agreement with Sikorsky to Grow Connecticut Jobs and Strengthen the Company’s Presence in the State

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 23rd, announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-4, which ratifies an agreement that his administration recently reached with Lockheed Martin – the parent company of Sikorsky Aircraft…

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Governor Lamont Launches Application Process for Community Investment Fund 2030 to Foster Economic Development in Historically Underserved Communities

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 23rd, announced that his administration is preparing for the launch of the Community Investment Fund 2030 (CIF), a five-year grant program of up to $875 million to foster economic development in…

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Governor Lamont Announces That M8 Electric Trains Have Arrived on Shore Line East

NEW HAVEN, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 23rd, announced that effective Tuesday, May 24, 2022, electric trains will begin running on Shore Line East (SLE). The M8 Electric Multiple Units (EMU) have long been awaited by Shore Line East…

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Governor Lamont Reappoints Major General Francis Evon, Jr. As Adjutant General of the Connecticut National Guard

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 20th, announced that he is reappointing Major General Francis Evon, Jr. to serve another four-year term as adjutant general of the Connecticut National Guard. He has served in the role since July 2018.…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 20, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 20, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 18, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Families Can Apply for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate Beginning June 1

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 19th, announced that Connecticut families can soon apply to receive a state tax rebate of up to $250 per child for a maximum of three children as a result of the recently enacted 2022 Connecticut Child…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 17, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Cracking Down on the Sale of Stolen of Catalytic Converters

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 17th, announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-43, which enacts several new requirements to how motor vehicle recyclers, scrap metal processors, junk dealers, junk yard owners and operators,…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 16, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Approves Municipality Accountability Review Board Recommendation To Place West Haven Under Tier IV Oversight

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 17th, announced that he is approving the recommendations of the Municipality Accountability Review Board (MARB) to designate the City of West Haven as a Tier IV municipality, providing the greatest…

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Governor Lamont Signs Key Climate Change and Energy Legislation Codifying Into Law His 2040 Zero-Carbon Target and Expanding Existing Renewable Energy Programs

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 17th, announced that he has signed into law two bills that further demonstrate Connecticut’s commitment to mitigating the impacts of the climate crisis by decarbonizing our electric sector and…

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Governor Lamont Statement on Mass Shooting in Buffalo

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the mass shooting on May 14th, in Buffalo, New York: “Another day in America yields another episode of senseless violence and death at the hands of a…

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Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Remain Lowered Sunday in Recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 13th, announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to remain flying at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, May 15, 2022, in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day, a…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 13, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 12, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont and Education Commissioner Russell-Tucker Congratulate Two Connecticut Students Named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Commissioner of Education Charlene Russell-Tucker are congratulating two Connecticut students who were named on May 12th, as 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars for their accomplishments in…

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Governor Lamont Announces Expansion of Virtual Mobility Assistance Pilot Program to Bradley International Airport

Aira Service Now Available at New England’s Second-Largest Airport, Increases Independence for Passengers Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 11th, announced that the State of…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 11, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff in Remembrance of the One Million American Lives Lost to COVID-19

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 12th, announced that – in accordance with a proclamation from President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. directing flags to be lowered throughout the country as a mark of solemn respect for the one million…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 9, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Making It Easier for Student-Athletes To Obtain Endorsement Deals

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 10th, announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-11, which permits student-athletes in Connecticut to use their school’s names, logos, trademarks, mascots, unique colors, copyrights, and…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Limiting the Use of Isolated Confinement

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 10th, announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-18, which enacts limitations on the amount of time and circumstances under which an incarcerated person may be held in isolated confinement in…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 10, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 6, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Signs Budget That Includes the Largest Tax Cut in Connecticut History

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 9th, announced that he has signed into law the fiscal year 2023 budget adjustment bill, which includes more than $600 million in tax cuts – the largest tax reduction in Connecticut’s…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 5, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2022: Data…

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Watch: Governor Lamont Signs First-in-the-Nation Reproductive Rights Legislation

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 5th, signed Public Act 22-19, a first-in-the-nation law that will protect medical providers and patients seeking abortion care in Connecticut who may be traveling from other states that have outlawed…

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Governor Lamont Reaffirms Commitment To Signing Recently Approved Reproductive Rights Legislation

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 3rd, reaffirmed his commitment to signing into law a first-in-the-nation bill that was recently approved by both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly that will protect medical providers and…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 3, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Joins Coalition of 17 Governors Urging Congressional Leaders To Take Immediate Action Protecting Reproductive Rights

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 3rd, joined a coalition of 17 governors in calling for the U.S. Congress to take immediate action to protect reproductive rights and access to abortion. In a letter to Congressional leaders, the…

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Governor Lamont Hails Final Legislative Approval of His Proposal Strengthening Connecticut’s Standards on Childhood Lead Poisoning

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut State Senate for voting tonight to give final legislative approval to a bill he proposed (House Bill 5045) that will help alleviate the risks associated with lead poisoning among…

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Governor Lamont, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, and Secretary Beckham Statements on Passage of the FY 2023 Budget Adjustments

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, and Office of Policy and Management Secretary Jeffrey Beckham released the following statements following the final passage by the General Assembly of the FY 2023 budget…

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Governor Lamont Plans to Sign Law Dedicating $300 Million Toward Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 4th, announced that he soon plans to sign into law recently approved legislation (House Bill 5044) that dedicates approximately $300 million toward evidence-based strategies that will work to eradicate…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 4, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont and Secretary Beckham Statements on April 2022 Consensus Revenue Forecast

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont and Office of Policy and Management Secretary Jeffrey Beckham released the following statements in response to the April 2022 Consensus Revenue Forecast that was issued this morning by the Office of Policy and…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - May 2, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 2, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Launch of MyHomeCT: A Federally-Funded Mortgage Relief Program for Connecticut Homeowners Financially Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on May 2nd, announced the launch of MyHomeCT – a new State of Connecticut program that is providing mortgage relief to homeowners who have experienced financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 29, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Applauds Final Passage of Climate Legislation That Includes New Emissions Standards for Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut House of Representatives for giving final approval on April 29th, to legislation (Senate Bill 4) that includes his proposal to adopt California’s emissions standards for…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 28, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Applauds Final Passage of Climate Change Legislation Codifying Into Law His 2040 Zero-Carbon Target

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut House of Representatives for giving final approval on April 28th, to legislation he proposed (Senate Bill 10) that will codify into state statutes the 2040 zero-carbon electric…

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Governor Lamont Announces New Online Application Available for Heating and Water Assistance, Deadline Extended for 2021-2022 Season

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on April 29th, announced the launch of a new online application for heating and water assistance programs that help income-eligible families from Connecticut pay their utility bills. Eligible residents can…

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Governor Lamont Thanks the Connecticut State Legislature for Approving Sikorsky Agreement

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is thanking the members of the Connecticut General Assembly who voted on April 27th, to ratify an agreement his administration recently reached with Lockheed Martin that will keep Sikorsky’s…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 27, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 26, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Applauds House Passage of His Proposal to Strengthen Connecticut’s Standards on Childhood Lead Poisoning

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the Connecticut House of Representatives for approving legislation he proposed (House Bill 5045) that will help alleviate the risks associated with lead poisoning among children and align…

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Governor Lamont Announces Mirador Expanding and Creating New Headquarters in Connecticut

Stamford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on April 25th, announced that Mirador, LLC, a leading managed services firm in the wealth management industry, is expanding its operations in Connecticut. Heading into 2022 with 65 employees, the company has…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 25, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont, DOT, DEEP, and Community Partners Celebrate Earth Day 2022

NEWINGTON, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on April 22nd, joined the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), local officials, and community partners to celebrate the…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 22, 2022

Hartford, CT -- As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2022: Data updates…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 20, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont To Join UConn Football Blue/White Showcase Festivities as Honorary Coach

Storrs, CT – Governor Ned Lamont will be on hand Friday evening in Storrs during the UConn Football Blue/White Showcase at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium at Rizza Performance Center. Gates to Morrone Stadium open at 5:30 p.m. and the practice will…

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Receives Approval of Application That Unlocks New Federal Funding To Treat Substance Use Disorders

Connecticut Estimated to Receive Boost of Nearly $30 Million in Annual Medicaid Funding Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on April 21st, announced that his administration has received federal approval of an application that will provide…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 21, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 19, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces $8 Million To Continue Connecticut’s Successful Summer Enrichment Program in 2022

HARTFORD, CT -– Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker on April 19th, announced that the Connecticut State Department of Education is dedicating $8 million of federal American Rescue Plan funding to…

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Governor Lamont: Connecticut State Department of Education Rolls Out First Phase of New Model Curricula

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker on April 20th, announced the release of phase one of Connecticut’s new model curricula for educators statewide. The first phase includes…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 18, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Release of 2022 GreenerGov CT Progress Report, Celebrates Stand-Out Champions and Projects at Ceremony

Hartford, CT -– Governor Ned Lamont on April 19th, announced the release of the 2022 GreenerGov CT Progress Report, detailing progress in making government operations more environmentally sustainable, and celebrated stand-out champions and…

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Governor Lamont and Secretary Beckham Statements on the Passing of Sandra 'Fae' Brown-Brewton

Hartford, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont and Office of Policy and Management Secretary Jeff Beckham released the following statements regarding the passing of Sandra “Fae” Brown-Brewton, undersecretary of labor relations for the Office of…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 15, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Nominates Judge Joan Alexander to Supreme Court, Judge Hope Seeley to Appellate Court, and 11 Jurists to Superior Court

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on April 13th, announced that he is nominating Judge Joan K. Alexander of Cromwell to serve as an associate justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court; Judge Hope C. Seeley of Coventry to serve as a judge of…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 13, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Applauds President Biden’s Actions Cracking Down on Ghost Guns

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is applauding President Joe Biden on his announcement on April 11th, that he is taking new executive actions to crack down on ghost guns, including through the implementation of a federal rule that will…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 12, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Awarding of Disparity Study Contract

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont – in collaboration with the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunity (CHRO) and the Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) – on April 11th, announced that after a…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 11, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Expanding Eligibility for Absentee Ballots

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on April 8th, announced that he has signed legislation (Public Act 22-2) expanding two of the six statutory reasons under which voters in Connecticut can qualify for an absentee ballot during an election,…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 8, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Establishment of the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood’s Parent Cabinet

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on April 7th, announced the establishment of the Office of Early Childhood’s Parent Cabinet. Comprised of 15 members, the cabinet will serve as a statewide, diverse, parent-led advisory group to the…

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Governor Lamont Statement on Decision of Treasurer Wooden to Not Seek Re-Election

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the announcement made on April 7th, by State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden that he will not seek re-election this fall: “Treasurer Wooden has been a great…

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Statement From Governor Lamont’s Director of Communications Max Reiss

HARTFORD, CT -- Max Reiss, director of communications for Governor Ned Lamont, on April 7th, released the following statement: “On April 7th morning, Governor Lamont took a regularly-scheduled COVID-19 rapid self-test and it showed a…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 7, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Statement on the U.S. Senate Confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Serve on the U.S. Supreme Court

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding April 7th’s vote in the U.S. Senate confirming Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court: “This is a…

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Governor Lamont Announces $45 Million in Funding for 12 Projects That Will Boost Community Vibrancy and Livability

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on April 6th, announced that the State of Connecticut is awarding $45 million to twelve cities and towns under his administration’s newly established Connecticut Communities Challenge Grant Program. The…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 6, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 5, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 4, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 4, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - April 1, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Submits SEBAC Agreement to the General Assembly

Hartford, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on April 1st, announced that pursuant to the ratification of the agreement his administration reached on the 35 collectively bargained contracts with the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC), his…

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Governor Lamont Proclaims ‘Husky Weekend’ in Connecticut to Honor the UConn Women’s Basketball Team

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 31st, announced that he is proclaiming Friday, April 1, through Sunday, April 3, 2022, as “Husky Weekend” in the State of Connecticut in recognition of the UConn women’s basketball…

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Governor Lamont Statement on Supreme Court Justice Keller’s Decision To Take Senior Status

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 31st, released the following statement regarding the decision by Connecticut Supreme Court Associate Justice Christine E. Keller to take senior status effective April 1, 2022: “Justice Keller…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 31, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Allowing Relaxed Rules for Outdoor Dining at Restaurants to Continue for Another 13 Months

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 30, 2022 announced that he has signed into law legislation (House Bill 5271) allowing the relaxed rules on outdoor dining at restaurants that he established in response to the initial outbreak of the…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 30, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 29, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Agreement Between Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, and the State of Connecticut

New Agreement Positions Connecticut To Be Production Home for New Helicopter Lines and Keeps Sikorsky’s Headquarters in the State Through 2042 HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 28, 2022 announced that his administration…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 28, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 28, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 25, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Partners With New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts To Develop Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Proposal

Multi-State Coalition Will Pursue $8 Billion in Federal Infrastructure Law Funding Available to Establish Regional Hubs To Expand Use of Clean Hydrogen Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont announced on March 24, 2022, that Connecticut is…

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Governor Lamont Applauds Federal Court Ruling Ending Juan F. Consent Decree

Connecticut Department of Children and Families No Longer Under Federal Supervision HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 24, 2022, is applauding a federal court ruling bringing an end to the Juan F. Consent Decree and federal court…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 24, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Signs Emergency Legislation Suspending Connecticut’s Excise Tax on Gas From April 1 to June 30, 2022

Legislation Also Suspends Bus Fares and Creates a One-Week Sales Tax Holiday on Clothes in April VIDEO: Governor Lamont signs legislation suspending excise tax on gasoline HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 24, 2022 announced that…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 23, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff in Remembrance of Madeleine Albright

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 23rd, announced that – in accordance with a proclamation from President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. directing flags to be lowered throughout the country as a mark of solemn respect for Madeleine…

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Governor Lamont Announces $1.3 Million in State Funding to Create a Business Incubator Focused on Job Growth in the New London Region

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on March 22nd, announced that the Connecticut State Bond Commission is anticipated to approve an allocation of $1.3 million in state funding to support the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut in its…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 22, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 21, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces 10 New License Plate Options Honoring Veterans Who Served During Specific Periods of War

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 18th, announced that the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles is now offering 10 new license plate options for veterans that commemorate specific wartime periods, including the Afghanistan War,…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 18, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 17, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 16, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Half-Staff Friday in Honor of Rocky Hill Fire Captain James Lamarre

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 15th, announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, March 18, 2022, in honor of Rocky Hill Fire Captain James Lamarre, who…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 15, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Joint Motion Filed for DCF to Exit Juan F. Consent Decree Federal Oversight

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 14th, announced that a joint motion has been filed by the Office of the Attorney General and the plaintiffs in the Juan F. Consent Decree to end federal court oversight of the Connecticut Department…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 14, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2022: Data…

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Watch: Governor Lamont News Conference Regarding Relief for Consumers

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on March 14th, convened a meeting with legislative leaders from both parties to discuss relief for consumers, particularly regarding rising gas prices due to international unrest and unprecedented levels of…

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Governor Lamont Activates Severe Cold Weather Protocol Saturday, March 12th, Evening

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on March 12, 2022, announced that due to an updated weather forecast indicating that wind chill factors across Connecticut could be as low as zero degrees, he is directing the state’s severe cold weather…

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Governor Lamont Announces 150 Proposals Submitted by Connecticut High School Students Are Under Consideration for COVID Relief Funding

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker on March 11th, announced that 150 proposals submitted by high school students across Connecticut have been deemed eligible by the Connecticut State…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 11, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 10, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 9, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 7, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Statement on Committee Approval of Sheff Vs. O’Neill Settlement Agreement

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding March 7th’s vote in the Connecticut General Assembly’s Education Committee approving the settlement agreement that his administration recently negotiated…

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Governor Lamont Announces Federal Approval of Connecticut’s Family First Prevention Plan

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 8th, announced that his administration has received notification from the U.S. Children’s Bureau that the Family First Prevention Plan submitted by the State of Connecticut has been approved.…

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With Thanks... Governor Lamont visits Beacon Falls

The First Selectman's Office wishes to thank Governor Lamont for the funding to provide improvements to downtown Beacon Falls and representatives from DOT who will assist in finalizing these plans. Thanks to Chris Setaro from Antonio's for opening…

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Lamont Administration Statement on Tentative Agreement with SEBAC

HARTFORD, CT -- Max Reiss, director of communications for Governor Ned Lamont, released the following statement regarding a tentative agreement the administration reached with the State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC), which represents…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 8, 2022

HARTFORD, CT -- As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2022: Data updates…

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Governor Lamont: New Evaluation Shows Connecticut’s 2021 Summer Enrichment Grants Helped Reengage Students in Time for the School Year

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on March 4th, said that an evaluation released on the impact of Connecticut’s 2021 Summer Enrichment Grants show that the initiative successfully helped reengage thousands of students in time for the return…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 4, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Marks International Open Data Day 2022

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is celebrating International Open Data Day, which is celebrated on March 5, 2022, by recognizing the transparency and openness of Connecticut’s state government. “During my administration we…

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Governor Lamont Proposes Legislation To Strengthen Connecticut’s Standards on Childhood Lead Poisoning

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on March 3rd, announced that he has introduced a legislative proposal that will help alleviate the risks associated with lead poisoning among children and align Connecticut’s standards with federal guidance.…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 3, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 3, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Proposes Establishing a Grant Program to Fund HVAC Upgrades in Public Schools

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on March 1st, announced that he is proposing legislation that will establish a grant program to assist public school districts in paying for heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) and other indoor air…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 1, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Statement on President Biden’s State of the Union Address

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement in response to the State of the Union address delivered on March 1st, by President Joe Biden: “In his first State of the Union since taking office, President Biden…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - March 2, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont and Representatives of Connecticut’s Delegation Highlight Recent Economic Development Mission to Israel

NEW HAVEN, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 28th, held a news conference in New Haven to highlight his recent economic development mission to Israel that he participated in with representatives from Connecticut’s public and private sectors.…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 28, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 28, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Statement on President Biden’s Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding Feb 25th’s announcement that President Joe Biden is nominating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court: “In nominating Ketanji…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 25, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 25, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Secretary Melissa McCaw To Depart the Office of Policy and Management

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 25th, announced that Melissa McCaw, secretary of the Office of Policy and Management (OPM), has accepted a position with the Town of East Hartford and will depart the Lamont administration on March 11,…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 23, 2022

Hartford, CT -- As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Global Asset Management Company Hudson Bay Capital Expanding in Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 24th, announced that Hudson Bay Capital, a leading multi-billion-dollar asset management firm, is expanding its operations in Greenwich, Connecticut. As part of its expansion plans, the firm intends to…

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Governor Lamont Urges Lawmakers To Support Continued Decarbonization of Electric Grid by Codifying 2040 Zero-Carbon Target

Hartford, CT – Governor Ned Lamont is urging the Connecticut General Assembly to approve legislation he introduced (Senate Bill 10, An Act Concerning Climate Change Mitigation) that will codify into state statutes the 2040 zero-carbon electric…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 24, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2022: …

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Governor Lamont Statement on Russian Invasion of Ukraine

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 24th, released the following statement regarding the Russian invasion of Ukraine: “I condemn the unjustified, unprovoked Russian invasion of Ukraine. It is abhorrent. The people of Connecticut…

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Governor Lamont Nominates 22 Connecticut Residents to Fill Vacancies on the Superior Court

HARTFORD, CT -– Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 24th, announced that he is nominating 22 Connecticut residents to fill vacancies as judges on the Connecticut Superior Court. The court currently has 59 vacancies. This is the second class of…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 22, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 22, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont: Itinerary and Photos From Economic Development Mission in Israel

HARTFORD, CT – The following is an update on Governor Ned Lamont’s itinerary so far from his economic development mission in Israel. The governor is scheduled to return to Connecticut on Thursday, February 24, 2022. Friday, February…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 21, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 18, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Strategic Partnership Between Bank of America and the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 18th, announced that the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy, in collaboration with Social Venture Partners Connecticut and supported by a generous grant from Bank of America, is hiring two new…

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Governor Lamont Announces Breeze Airways Establishing Base at Bradley International Airport and Creating More Than 200 New Jobs in Connecticut

WINDSOR LOCKS, CT – Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut Airport Authority Executive Director Kevin Dillon, and Breeze Airways founder and CEO David Neeleman on Feb 17th, announced that Breeze Airways has chosen Bradley International Airport as…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 17, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, 2022: …

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 16, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, 2022: …

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Governor Lamont Statement on Feb 15th’s Expiration of His Authority to Issue Emergency Orders Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding on Feb 15th’s expiration of his authority to issue emergency orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic: “Today marks a new phase in our state’s…

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Governor Lamont and Attorney General Tong Urge General Assembly To Approve Legislation Dedicating Opioid Settlement Funds Toward Eradicating the Epidemic

HARTFORD, CT -– Governor Ned Lamont and Attorney General William Tong are urging the Connecticut General Assembly to adopt legislation the governor filed as part of his 2022 package of legislative proposals that will take the share of funding…

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Governor Lamont and Representatives of Connecticut’s Public and Private Sectors To Meet With Leaders of Innovative Companies in Israel Seeking To Expand in the U.S.

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 15th, announced that he will join representatives from Connecticut’s public and private sectors on an economic development mission in Israel later this month focused on strengthening connections…

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Governor Lamont Names Fran Pastore as Chair and Michelle Gilman as Vice Chair of the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority Board of Directors

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 14th, announced that he is selecting Fran Pastore to serve as chairperson of the Connecticut Paid Leave Authority Board of Directors. Pastore has been serving as a member of the board since its…

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Governor Lamont Activates Severe Cold Weather Protocol From Monday to Wednesday

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 14th, announced that as severe cold conditions are anticipated to impact Connecticut over the next couple of days with wind chill values dipping as low as zero, he is directing the state’s severe cold…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 14, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 14, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 11, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 11, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Introduces Comprehensive Package of Legislative Proposals on Healthcare

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on feb 10th, announced he has introduced a comprehensive package of legislative proposals that, if enacted, will improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs for families and small businesses in…

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Governor Lamont Announces Investments in Ten Connecticut Communities To Reduce Transportation Emissions

Hartford, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 10th, announced the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is awarding $24 million in federal funds to ten transportation projects aimed at improving air quality in Connecticut. As part of the…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 10, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 10, 2022: …

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Governor Lamont Launches Community College Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center at Western Connecticut State University

DANBURY, CT – Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 11th, joined Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) President Terrence Cheng, campus leaders, students, and manufacturers at a ceremony to launch the new Connecticut State Community College…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 8, 2022

Hartford, CT -- As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8, 2022: Data…

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Governor Ned Lamont 2022 State of the State Address - February 9, 2022

Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Senator Kelly, Representative Candelora, members of the General Assembly, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, my fellow state officials, honored guests, and the people of the great State of Connecticut. It is very nice to see…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - February 9, 2022

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 9, 2022: …

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Governor Lamont Introduces Comprehensive Package of Legislative Proposals on Gun Violence

Governor’s Budget Proposal Includes Additional $64 Million to Support Law Enforcement, Crime Victims, and Public Safety Hartford, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 7th, announced that on the first day of the 2022 regular session of the…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts

HARTFORD, CT -- As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Monday, February 7, 2022: Data…

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Governor Lamont Announces Plan to Eliminate Statewide School Mask Requirement, Allow These Decisions to be Determined at the Local Level

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 7th, announced that he is endorsing a plan developed in consultation with Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Manisha Juthani and Connecticut State Department of Education Commissioner…

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Governor Lamont Appoints Paul Lavoie as Connecticut’s Chief Manufacturing Officer

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on Feb 3rd, announced that he is appointing Paul Lavoie to serve as Connecticut’s chief manufacturing officer, a position that is responsible for coordinating state and private-sector efforts on behalf of…

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Governor Lamont Announces Ranpak to Create New Innovation Center in Shelton

Hartford, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on October 21, 2021 announced that Ranpak Holdings Corp. (NYSE: PACK), a global leader of environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, is creating an…

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Governor Lamont Announces Updated Mask Protocols in Connecticut

Department Public Health Recommends Indoor Masking Regardless Of Vaccination Status; 7 CT Counties On CDC Alert List Due to the rapid increase in cases of COVID-19 over the last 14 days and the spread of the Delta variant, DPH strongly…

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Steven Van Zandt's Teachrock Announces Partnership with Connecticut for Statewide Music Curriculum in Schools

TeachRock Curriculum Designed to Improve Academic Outcomes by Keeping Arts Education in the DNA of Every School District HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont on April 20th announced that the State of Connecticut, through the State Department of…

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Governor Lamont Announces Plans To Ease Some COVID-19 Restrictions in Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that in the coming days he plans to revise some requirements that were implemented in Connecticut in the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly when it comes to those relating to…

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Looney, Duff Statement Regarding Governor Lamont's Address

Today, Senate President Pro Tempore Martin M. Looney and Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff released a statement following Governor Ned Lamont's virtual address to the General Assembly. "We look forward to another productive two years working together…

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Governor Officially Proclaims Oct 6th, 2019 as Chowdafest Day

Westport, Conn – Sept., 2019 – CT Governor Ned Lamont has officially proclaimed Oct 6th, 2019 as Chowdafest Day in the State of CT. This continues the recent tradition of state governors of the past 9 years. “We’re very…

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Duff Applauds Governor for Signing Paid Family And Medical Leave Program into Law

Hartford, CT -- On June 26, 2019, Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) applauded Governor Ned Lamont for signing legislation creating a statewide paid family and medical leave program. Connecticut residents will soon gain access to benefits…

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Governor Malloy: Free Travel Weekend on Hartford Line Rail Service Attracts Over 10,300 Train Riders on First Day

Due to Significant Demand, Extra Service will be Added on Sunday, June 17, 2018 Hartford, CT -- Governor Dannel P. Malloy on June 17th announced that over 10,300 people rode the CTrail Hartford Line during its opening day of service on Saturday,…

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Senate Passes Bill to Promote Health Care Competition Addresses Physician Non-Compete Agreements

Hartford – Senate President Martin M. Looney (D-New Haven) and Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) applaud the overwhelming bipartisan passage of Senate Bill 351 An Act Concerning Matters Affecting Physicians and Hospitals. After…

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Senator Toni Boucher: Statement on New Leadership at CT DMV

Hartford, CT -- On March 17, 2016, Governor Malloy announced two appointments to lead the DMV and move it forward. Michael R. Bzdyra of Wallingford has been appointed to serve as Commissioner of the agency and Judeen Wrinn of Middletown has been…

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North Haven State Lawmakers Oppose Governor’s Package Store Pricing Bill

Hartford, CT -- Senator Len Fasano and Representative Dave Yaccarino today spoke out against Governor Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to eliminate minimum bottle pricing in Connecticut. The two North Haven lawmakers testified in opposition to the…

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Senate and House Republicans Submit Petitions Calling for Special Session to Fix Failing State Budget

Hartford, CT---Following calls by hospitals, advocates for the disabled, and many others for legislative action to address Governor Malloy’s recent devastating budget cuts, Senate and House Republican legislators have all signed a petition seeking…

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Gov. Malloy Encourages Residents Take Necessary Precautions For Possible Hurricane Conditions Over Next Several Days

HARTFORD, CT--- Governor Dannel P. Malloy today said that with Hurricane Joaquin currently forecast to impact the east coast over the next several days, he is asking Connecticut residents to closely monitor the storm’s path and be prepared for…

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Sen. Hwang: Gov. Malloy's Budget Cuts Represent 'Misplaced Priorities'

State Sen. Tony Hwang (R-28) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s announcement that he has ordered a $103 million rescission to the state budget – including $63.4 million in funding to hospitals – less than…

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Governor Malloy: Millions in Additional Funding Will Assist Struggling School Districts

Full-Day Kindergarten, Early Literacy and Additional Student Support Among Top Priorities   Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined by Commissioner of Education Stefan Pryor, August 25, 2014 announced that Alliance Districts are set to receive a total of…

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Meet Governor Malloy in Manchester

Mayor Marcia Leclerc (East Hartford), Mayor Jay Moran (Manchester), Mayor Saud Anwar (South Windsor), East Hartford DTC Chair Don Currey, Glastonbury DTC Chair Charlie Murray, Manchester DTC Chair Mike Pohl, South Windsor DTC Chair Tony Duarte,…

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Storm Sandy Information

The Town of Mansfield is preparing for the arrival of Storm Sandy. Residents are encouraged to be proactive and make preparations for themselves and their families. Tips to prepare for a storm can be found at http://ct.gov/sandy If you…

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Gov. Malloy Encourages Residents To Monitor Hurricane Sandy And To Be Prepared

HARTFORD, CT--- With Hurricane Sandy potentially threatening Connecticut, Governor Dannel P. Malloy is asking residents to closely monitor the storm’s path over the next few days and to be prepared. “Just as the state is monitoring and…

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