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Governor Lamont Schedules Special Election on January 23 for State Representative Seat in West Haven
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has scheduled Tuesday, January 23, 2024, as the date to hold a special election to fill a vacancy for state representative in the 115th Assembly District of the Connecticut House of Representatives.
Governor Lamont and President Maric Announce Partnership To Develop a Strategic Vision for the Future of UConn Health
Governor Ned Lamont and University of Connecticut President Radenka Maric today announced that the state is working to engage the services of a healthcare investment consulting firm to assist in the development of a strategic vision for the future of UConn Health’s clinical operations.
Governor Lamont Directs Flags To Half-Staff Thursday for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is directing U.S. and State of Connecticut flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, December 7, 2023, in recognition of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut's First Registered Apprenticeship Program To Train Workers for High-Demand, Home-Based Child Care Jobs
Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) Commissioner Danté Bartolomeo, Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) Commissioner Beth Bye, and CSEA SEIU Local 2001 President Travis Woodward today held a news conference in Hartford to announce the formation of a new Registered Apprenticeship Program to encourage jobseekers to enter careers in home-based child care and fill high-demand jobs in this field.
Governor and Mrs. Lamont Invite Public to Tour the Governor's Residence for the Annual Holiday Open House
Governor Ned Lamont and First Lady Annie Lamont are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the 33rd annual holiday open house at the Governor’s Residence, which will be decorated for the season and open to the public for tours.
Governor Lamont’s 2023 Thanksgiving Message
Governor Ned Lamont today shared the following Thanksgiving message for the residents of Connecticut on his social media channels.
Governor Lamont: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff in Honor of Rosalynn Carter
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that in accordance with a proclamation from President Joe Biden directing flags throughout the United States to be lowered as a mark of solemn respect for the memory of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut to fly at half-staff beginning at sunrise on Saturday, November 25, 2023, until sunset on the day of interment, which has been scheduled for Wednesday, November 29, 2023.
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.