2024 State of the State Address
Governor Lamont delivered his 2024 State of the State Address to a joint session of the General Assembly on February 7.
Governor Lamont Asks Lawmakers to Eliminate Licensure Application Fees for Certain Education, Childcare, and Healthcare Workers
The proposal will save these workers about $3.5 million annually.
Beginning in 2024: New Tax Relief Measures Takes Effect
Tax relief includes a cut in income tax rates, increases in the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the expansion of senior pension exemptions.
Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Pilot Program at UConn Health Using Innovative Technology To Reduce Carbon Footprint and Deliver Substantial Energy Cost Savings
Governor Ned Lamont today announced the approval of a 12-month pilot program launching at UConn Health’s Child Care Center building in Farmington that will involve the deploying of an innovative new technology developed by the Shelton-based company Budderfly to assist in helping the healthcare system and hospital achieve a net zero carbon footprint and deliver a substantial energy cost savings.
Governor Lamont Announces Applications Now Being Accepted for New Members To Serve on the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood's Parent Cabinet
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood is now accepting applications for a new cohort of members to serve on its Parent Cabinet.
Governor Lamont: Education Funding Works Best When It’s Directed to Classrooms
Governor Ned Lamont today expressed his support for sending state funding intended for education services directly to classrooms, saying that students will benefit best when this money is used to support the hiring of teachers and the purchasing of necessary classroom equipment.
Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Approving $17 Million To Cover Federal Gap in Winter Heating Assistance
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has signed into law legislation approved this afternoon by the Connecticut General Assembly that allocates $17 million to cover a gap in federal assistance to the state this winter from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Governor Lamont Asks Legislature To Approve Funding Increase for Early Childhood Education
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is asking the Connecticut General Assembly to approve a $43.4 million increase in funding to support the expansion of early childhood education services statewide when they vote on the fiscal year 2025 state budget in the coming weeks.
Governor Lamont’s primary objective is to grow Connecticut’s economy, focusing on extending opportunity for those left behind, providing long-term solutions to strengthen the state’s fiscal position, and attracting the next generation of talent to Connecticut.
2023 Legislative Proposals
Governor Lamont proposed a budget focused on growing Connecticut's economy through middle-class tax cuts, investments in young families, education, workforce development, housing, and infrastructure.
Apply to Serve on a State Board, Council, or Commission
Submit an application to Governor Lamont expressing interest in serving as a member on one of Connecticut’s nearly 300 boards, councils, and commissions.
Immigration Resources: Family Preparedness Plan
To assist families concerned about immigration enforcement, this toolkit provides resources to plan for the safe care of children in the event of family separation.
About 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.More About the Governor