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Governor Lamont Requests Participation of Legislative Leadership in Discussions on Future of State’s Quasi-Public Agencies
Consistent with actions he has recently taken in regards to the Connecticut Port Authority and the Connecticut Lottery, Governor Ned Lamont has written to the leaders of the Connecticut General Assembly requesting their participation in discussions over future governance, structure, and oversight of the state’s quasi-public agencies.
Governor Lamont Reminds Connecticut Residents That Sales Tax Free Week Runs August 18 to 24
Governor Ned Lamont is reminding consumers in Connecticut that the state’s sales tax-free week begins Sunday, August 18 and runs through Saturday, August 24, 2019.
Governor Lamont and DSS Commissioner Blast Trump Administration on Proposed Regulations Penalizing Immigrants
Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Department of Social Services Commissioner Deidre S. Gifford today released the following statements criticizing the Trump administration for proposed regulations that would dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the United States and favor those who are wealthy.
Governor Lamont Takes Additional Action to Move Connecticut Port Authority Forward
Furthering his commitment to exercise intrusive leadership and assess the operations and management of the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA), Governor Ned Lamont today announced the implementation of several measures by his administration to ensure continued success of the quasi-public state agency under the highest standards of transparency and fiscal best practices; consummate a historic partnership with the offshore wind industry to make Connecticut the hub of renewable energy development in the Northeast; and provide continued access for traditional maritime commerce in New London and throughout Connecticut’s other ports.
Governor Lamont Announces Finalists for 2019 Battle of the Bands at the Woodstock Fair, Commemorating 50th Anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival
Governor Ned Lamont and the organizers of the Woodstock Fair today announced the five bands that will participate in the 2019 Battle of the Bands competition that will be held at the Woodstock Fair on Friday, August 30 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Governor Lamont Applauds The Hartford for Implementing Student Loan Repayment Program for Its Employees
Governor Ned Lamont is applauding an announcement made today by property and casualty insurer The Hartford that it is instituting a student loan repayment program that will help its employees pay down student debt.
Governor Lamont Signs Law Increasing Public Access to Information Within State’s Criminal Justice System
Governor Ned Lamont today joined legislators and stakeholders in the state’s criminal justice system at a bill signing ceremony to commemorate the adoption of a new law the governor proposed that will provide the public with greater information regarding how prosecutors make decisions in criminal cases, particularly when it comes to the screening and charging of cases, pretrial and bail recommendations, diversion to programs, case processing, plea negotiations, and sentencing recommendations.
Governor Lamont Statement on MGM Lawsuit
Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement on the lawsuit filed today by MGM regarding the future of gaming in Connecticut.
Governor Lamont Urges Trump Administration to Stop Its Plans to Eliminate Health Care Discrimination Protections, Further Weakening the Affordable Care Act
Governor Ned Lamont is urging the Trump administration to reverse its plans to further undermine the Affordable Care Act by eliminating important protections instituted by the Obama administration for women, LGBTQ+ persons, and English-language learners.
Governor Lamont: Flags Lowered to Half-Staff for the Victims of the Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that – in accordance with a presidential proclamation directing flags to be lowered throughout the country as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio – U.S. and state flags in Connecticut will fly at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019.
Governor Lamont Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton
Governor Ned Lamont today released the following statement regarding the mass shootings that occurred this weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
Governor Lamont Encourages Consumers to Support Connecticut Grown Products at the State’s Farmers’ Markets
Governor Ned Lamont is encouraging consumers to explore the more than 110 farmers' markets in Connecticut as states across the country prepare to celebrate National Farmers’ Markets Week, which runs from August 4-10, 2019.
Statement from Governor Lamont’s Office on Legislators’ Casino Proposals
Governor Ned Lamont’s Director of Communications Max Reiss released the following statement concerning an announcement today from a group of state legislators on their proposals regarding casinos.
Governor Lamont Orders Major Restructuring of State’s Human Resources Functions to Eliminate Redundancy and Implement Efficiencies
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is directing executive branch state agencies to begin a major restructuring of their human resources operations in an effort to reduce bureaucracy and implement efficiencies with the goal of improving the ability of residents to interact with the state, all while saving taxpayer dollars.
Governor Lamont Directs Assessment of Port Authority and Lottery Management as Part of a Larger Governance and Operational Review of the State’s Eleven Quasi-Public Agencies
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is taking further action to investigate and address recent developments at two of Connecticut’s quasi-public agencies – the Connecticut Lottery and the Connecticut Port Authority.