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Governor Lamont Congratulates Commissioner Jackson on New Position With the City of New Haven

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today is congratulating Department of Revenue Services (DRS) Commissioner Scott Jackson on the announcement that he has accepted a position serving in the administration of New Haven’s incoming mayor, Justin Elicker, as chief administrative officer. Mayor-elect Elicker is scheduled to receive the oath of office on January 1, 2020. Commissioner Jackson has informed Governor Lamont that he intends to leave his position with the state effective January 16.

“I appreciate Scott’s service with the state and his leadership in this important administrative function of government,” Governor Lamont said. “In addition to his role at DRS, over the years Scott has held several leadership positions in state government, including as labor commissioner, Under Secretary for Intergovernmental Policy at OPM, and also as chairman of the much-respected Sandy Hook Advisory Commission, which developed many new policies that were implemented in the aftermath of one of our state’s most horrible tragedies. Scott will bring many talents to Mayor-elect Justin Elicker’s incoming administration, and I appreciate the service he has provided our administration and our state.”

“As a lifelong resident of Connecticut, and one who truly believes that our renaissance is within sight, I thank Governor Lamont for the confidence he displayed in me, my team at Revenue Services for working hard every day, and my fellow commissioners for the collaborative spirit that has allowed us to find the hidden force multipliers that lead to excellence in government service,” Commissioner Jackson said. “I firmly believe that all of us are on the same team, so there is no doubt that we will be working together on projects in the future.”

Governor Lamont is launching a search for a successor to fill the position.

**Download: Letter of resignation from Commissioner Jackson to Governor Lamont

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