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Governor Lamont Announces New Eligibility Levels Allowed Nearly 10,000 Additional People To Receive SNAP Benefits This Year
Governor Ned Lamont today announced his administration’s decision to increase the income eligibility limits for Connecticut’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) effective in October 2022 is allowing an additional 8,959 individuals in 4,980 households to benefit from the program.
Governor Lamont Urges Connecticut's Semiconductor Industry To Take Advantage of Chips Manufacturing Incentive Funding Opportunities
Governor Ned Lamont is encouraging Connecticut’s semiconductor industry to submit applications to the CHIPS and Science Act (CHIPS) Manufacturing Incentive Program and to join the Connecticut CHIPS Consortium with the support of the Department of Economic and Community Development.
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Businesses Will Receive a 10% Decrease in Workers' Compensation Rates in 2024
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that businesses in Connecticut will receive a nearly 10% decrease in rates for workers’ compensation insurance beginning on January 1, 2024.
Governor Lamont Announces Plans To Nominate Daniel O'Keefe as Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he will be nominating Daniel O’Keefe to serve as commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD).
Governor Lamont and Secretary Beckham Statements on November 2023 Consensus Revenue Forecast
Governor Ned Lamont and Office of Policy and Management Secretary Jeffrey Beckham released the following statements in response to the November 2023 consensus revenue forecast, which was jointly issued today by the Office of Policy and Management and the Office of Fiscal Analysis.
Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Microtransit Pilot Program
Governor Ned Lamont and Transportation Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is awarding funding to nine transit districts and municipalities in Connecticut to develop and pilot an on-demand microtransit service.
Governor Lamont Announces Q Bridge Will Be Illuminated Red, White, and Blue in Honor of Veterans Day
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut will illuminate the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in New Haven – informally known by residents as the Q Bridge – in red, white, and blue lights on the evenings of Friday, November 10, 2023, and Saturday, November 11, 2023, in recognition of Veterans Day.
Governor Lamont Debuts 'Maker's Manifesto: Did You Know Edition'
Governor Ned Lamont today debuted the “Maker’s Manifesto: Did You Know Edition,” a lighthearted video that tells the deeper stories about the many ways Connecticut is a state of makers, creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs who are here for the purpose of good.
Governor Lamont Announces $11.7 Million in State Grants To Improve Transportation Safety and Accessibility in 17 Towns and Cities
Governor Ned Lamont and Transportation Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation is awarding $11.7 million in grants to 17 towns and cities across Connecticut under the state-funded Community Connectivity Grant Program.
Governor Lamont Announces Trust Fund Investments Spare Connecticut Employers From Federal Tax Increases
Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Labor Commissioner Danté Bartolomeo today announced that the State of Connecticut has repaid the $1.2 billion Trust Fund loan that was used to cover nearly $11 billion in pandemic unemployment payments.
Governor Lamont, Connecticut Congressional Delegation Announce Nearly $2 Billion From Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for Rail Projects Across the State
Governor Ned Lamont and the members of Connecticut's Congressional delegation today announced the Federal Railroad Administration has selected ten projects in Connecticut for a total of nearly $2 billion in federal funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Governor Lamont and CTDOT Highlight Successful Bridge Replacement Project on Interstate 95 in Westport
Governor Ned Lamont today joined representatives from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT), construction crews and contractors, Congressman Jim Himes, and other state and local officials at a news conference in Westport to highlight a successful bridge replacement project along Interstate 95 near exit 17 in the town.
Governor Lamont Announces Federal Approval of Connecticut Education Network's $70.9 Million Broadband Infrastructure Plan
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the U.S. Department of Treasury has approved his administration’s plan to invest a $70.9 million grant the state received from the American Rescue Plan Capital Projects Fund to upgrade network and cybersecurity infrastructure in the Connecticut Education Network (CEN), connect up to 170 community anchor organizations to CEN, and expand public WiFi service.
Governor Lamont Applauds Ørsted and Eversource's Final Investment Decision To Develop Connecticut's First Off-Shore Wind Farm
Governor Ned Lamont today is applauding the announcement made by joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource on their final investment decision regarding Revolution Wind, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm under development in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Statements on the Passing of Former First Lady Mary Frey Dempsey
Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statements regarding the passing of Mary Frey Dempsey, wife of the 81st governor of Connecticut, John Dempsey, who served in office from 1961 to 1971.