Page 8 of 153
Governor Lamont Nominates Nora Dannehy to the Connecticut Supreme Court
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is nominating Nora R. Dannehy of Glastonbury to serve as an Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court.
Governor Lamont Announces Application Period for 2023-2024 Winter Season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program Begins on September 1
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the application period for the 2023-2024 winter season of the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) will begin on September 1, 2023.
Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Invite Public To Attend Connecticut’s Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz are inviting members of the public to attend the State of Connecticut’s annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, honoring and celebrating the lives of those killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Governor Lamont Announces New State Law Improving Access to Workers' Compensation Benefits for Firefighters Who Develop Cancer
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a new state law he signed making it easier for firefighters who develop cancer to receive workers’ compensation benefits will go into effect on October 1, 2023.
Governor Lamont and Comptroller Scanlon Applaud Biden-Harris Administration Announcement on First Drugs Selected for Medicare Price Negotiation
Governor Ned Lamont and Comptroller Sean Scanlon are applauding the Biden-Harris administration’s announcement today on the first ten prescription drugs selected for Medicare price negotiations. The action builds on other provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act to make health insurance more affordable and reduce medication prices for seniors.
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Office of the Arts Hosting Conference in October for Local Musicians To Gain Industry Insight, Network, and Showcase Their Talents
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Office of the Arts will host the “READI Set…Music Conference” on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at NXTHVN in New Haven.
Governor Lamont and Commissioner Russell-Tucker Announce Recipients of Summer Mental Health Grants for Schools and Camps
Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker today announced the release of more than $4.5 million in funding for 48 school districts and summer camp programs across Connecticut that will be used to support the delivery of mental health services for students during the summer months over a three-year period.
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut's 2023 Sales Tax-Free Week Runs From August 20 to 26
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Connecticut will hold Sales Tax-Free Week from Sunday, August 20, 2023, to Saturday, August 26, 2023.
Governor Lamont Announces Appointment of Michael P. Walsh as Chair of the State Contracting Standards Board
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he will appoint Michael P. Walsh, mayor of the Town of East Hartford, to serve as chair of the State Contracting Standards Board when the leadership role becomes vacant following the anticipated resignation of Lawrence Fox.
Governor Lamont Announces $23 Million in State Grants for Eight Projects That Boost Community Vibrancy, Livability, and Equity
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut is awarding $23 million to eight towns and cities under the third round of his administration’s recently launched Connecticut Communities Challenge Grant program.
Governor Lamont Announces Purchase of 60 New Rail Cars To Modernize Commuter Rail Lines
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is purchasing 60 new rail cars that will be used on the state’s commuter rail lines as part of its ongoing rail car-renewal program.
Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Banning the Harvesting of Horseshoe Crabs
Governor Ned Lamont today held a bill signing ceremony on the shore of Long Island Sound in Stratford, where he joined lawmakers and advocates to commemorate the adoption of a new law implementing a ban on the harvesting of horseshoe crabs from Connecticut waters.
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Interstate Fire Crew Deploys To Fight Wildfires in Montana
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that sixteen members of the Connecticut Interstate Fire Crew (CIFC) mobilized early this morning from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) Eastern District Headquarters in Marlborough to fight wildfires in Montana.
Governor Lamont and Commissioner Russell-Tucker Announce Expansion of Connecticut's Free School Meals Program
Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Charlene M. Russell-Tucker today announced plans to expand Connecticut’s free school meals program for the 2023-2024 school year, enabling more students to receive access to nutritious breakfast and lunch at no additional cost to them or their families.
Governor Lamont and Commissioner Russell-Tucker Announce Recipients of School Mental Health Specialist Grants
Governor Ned Lamont and Education Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker today announced the release of $15 million in funding for 72 school districts across Connecticut to support the hiring and retention of school mental health specialists for the 2024, 2025, and 2026 school years.