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Governor Lamont Convening Meeting of Higher Education Security Officials To Evaluate Methods of Combating Hate Crimes on College Campuses
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that in an effort to protect Connecticut from a growing rise of dangerous antisemitic incidents that have impacted college campuses across the country in the wake of the Hamas terror attacks on Israel, he is organizing a meeting of security officials representing public and private higher education institutions from across the state to discuss and evaluate methods to prevent incidents of hate on campuses in Connecticut.
Governor Lamont, Treasurer Russell, President Maric Announce UConn 2000 Bonds Receive Credit Rating Upgrade From Fitch
Governor Ned Lamont, Treasurer Erick Russell, and University of Connecticut President Radenka Maric today announced that Fitch Ratings has upgraded the credit rating for the State of Connecticut’s UConn General Obligation (GO) bonds, part of the UConn 2000 program, from “A+” to “AA-.”
Governor Lamont: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Mass Shootings in Lewiston, Maine
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that in accordance with a proclamation from President Joe Biden directing flags to be lowered throughout the United States as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the mass shootings last night in Lewiston, Maine, he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to fly at half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Monday, October 30, 2023.
Governor Lamont Announces Kiana Foster-Mauro Is Connecticut's 2024 Teacher of the Year
Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker today announced that Kiana Foster-Mauro, a fourth-grade teacher at Nathan Hale Arts Magnet School in New London, has been selected as Connecticut’s 2024 Teacher of the Year.
Governor Lamont Announces Advancement of the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Greater Hartford Mobility Study
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is advancing its Greater Hartford Mobility Study, which is aimed at reimagining and reconnecting neighborhoods between Hartford and East Hartford.
Governor Lamont and Connecticut Public Health Officials Encourage Breast Cancer Screenings, Highlight Program Providing Access To Free Mammograms
Governor Ned Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, and Connecticut Public Health Commissioner Manisha Juthani, MD, are encouraging women across Connecticut to schedule an appointment for a breast cancer screening, noting that early detection of breast cancer is when it is most treatable.
Governor Lamont and Commissioner Russell-Tucker Announce Release of $11.5 Million to 46 School Districts To Boost High-Dosage Tutoring
Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker today announced that the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) is releasing $11.5 million to 46 school districts across Connecticut to build and expand high-dosage tutoring through the Connecticut High-Dosage Tutoring Program.
Governor Lamont and Commissioner Russell-Tucker Announce the LEAP Effect: A Systemic Approach To Boosting Student Attendance and Engagement
Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker today announced the release of a comprehensive report detailing the successful outcomes and insights in boosting student attendance and engagement that have been gained from the recent implementation of the state’s Learner Engagement and Attendance Program (LEAP).
Governor Lamont Unveils New Connecticut Branding and Marketing Campaign
Governor Ned Lamont today unveiled new branding and announced the launch of a new marketing campaign for the State of Connecticut, including a new logo and website with the theme, “Make It Here.”
Governor Lamont Statement on Release of Connecticut's Annual Crime Statistics Report for 2022
Governor Ned Lamont issued the following statement in response to the release today of Connecticut’s annual crime statistics report for 2022.
Governor Lamont Announces Dawn Dickau Is Connecticut’s 2024 Anne Marie Murphy Paraeducator of the Year
Governor Ned Lamont, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, and Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker today made a surprise visit to Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School in Southington to announce that one of the school’s educators – Dawn Dickau – has been named Connecticut’s 2024 Anne Marie Murphy Paraeducator of the Year.
Governor Lamont Nominates Judge Dawne Westbrook to the Appellate Court
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is nominating the Honorable Dawne G. Westbrook to serve as a judge of the Connecticut Appellate Court.
Governor Lamont Proclaims October as Disability Employment Awareness Month
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has proclaimed October 2023 as Disability Employment Awareness Month in Connecticut in recognition of all Connecticut residents with disabilities in the workplace and in honor of their many accomplishments.
Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Half-Staff to Honor the Lives Lost in Israel
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is directing U.S. and State of Connecticut flags lowered to half-staff in recognition and in mourning of the lives lost from the recent terrorist attacks in Israel, which have killed hundreds of people, most of them civilians.
Governor Lamont Statement on Violent Attacks in Israel
Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding today’s violent attacks in Israel.