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Governor Lamont Sets January 14 Special Elections for Two State House Seats
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has scheduled Tuesday, January 14, 2020 as the date to hold special elections to fill two vacancies in the Connecticut House of Representatives
Governor Lamont Applauds Release of Connecticut Resident Wayzaro Walton From Federal Detention
Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the news that Wayzaro Walton, a Connecticut mother who has legally lived in the United States since the age of four, was released from federal detention and reunited with her family on Wednesday afternoon.
Governor and First Lady Lamont Invite Public to Annual Holiday Open House at the Governor’s Residence
Governor Ned Lamont and First Lady Annie Lamont are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the 29th annual holiday open house at the Governor’s Residence, which will be decorated for the season and open to the public for tours.
Statement From Governor Lamont’s Office Regarding Today’s Transportation Meeting
Max Reiss, Director of Communications for Governor Ned Lamont, released the following statement in response to comments made by Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano at the conclusion of today’s bipartisan meeting regarding transportation.
Governor Lamont Directs Flags to Return to Full-Staff on Tuesday Evening
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that State of Connecticut flags should return to full-staff at sunset on the evening of Tuesday, November 26, 2019.
Governor Lamont Announces Release of $6 Million in Volkswagen Settlement Funds to Support Clean Air Projects in Connecticut
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut is making available $6 million from the legal settlement in the Volkswagen (VW) Corporation emissions cheating scandal to fund 15 clean air projects in the state.
Governor Lamont Applauds AT&T Announcement on Imminent Launch of 5G Service in Connecticut
Governor Ned Lamont is applauding an announcement made this morning by AT&T that the company is preparing to launch 5G coverage throughout the greater Bridgeport region in the coming weeks, saying that it is a significant step forward for efforts in the state to connect individuals and businesses to ultra-fast networks.
Governor Lamont Leads Inaugural Meeting of the Governor’s Workforce Council
This afternoon on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University, Governor Ned Lamont led the first meeting of the Governor’s Workforce Council, a historic group of leaders representing the diversity of stakeholders across the state that are involved in education, training, hiring, and economic development.
Governor Lamont Directs State Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of State Representative Linda Orange
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is directing the flag of the State of Connecticut to fly at half-staff in honor of State Representative Linda Orange (D-Colchester, Lebanon, Windham, Mansfield), who passed away today.
Governor Lamont Statement on House Democrats’ Transportation Proposal
Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the transportation proposal announced today by the House Democratic caucus.
Governor Lamont Statement on Senate Republican Transportation Proposal
Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the transportation proposal announced today by the Senate Republican caucus.
Governor Lamont Statement in Response to Rocket Attacks Against Israel
Governor Ned Lamont today released the following statement.
Governor Lamont Statement on Bradley Being Named the Fifth Best Airport in the Nation
Governor Ned Lamont today released the following statement following the announcement made by Condé Nast Traveler, one of the nation’s leading travel publications, that Bradley International Airport has been named the fifth best airport in the United States in its 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards.
Governor Lamont Partners With Mobile Carriers to Expand Ultra-Fast Internet Access on the New Haven Line as Part of CT2030 Transportation Plan
Governor Ned Lamont today said that improving access to ultra-fast internet networks for commuters using Connecticut’s public transit system needs to be included in any legitimate plan that is designed to improve the state’s infrastructure, and that is why his multi-modal, ten-year CT2030 transportation plan includes partnering with the state’s major telecommunications companies to implement faster data signals along the New Haven Line – the busiest commuter rail line in the United States.
Governor Lamont Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Allow Sandy Hook Families to Proceed With Lawsuit
Governor Ned Lamont today released the following statement regarding the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting to pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the attacks.