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Governor Lamont Says State Will Illuminate the ‘Q Bridge’ 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 Sunday, November 10 and Monday, November 11 in observation of Veterans Day.
Governor Lamont Statement on the Resignation of State Representative Linda Orange
Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding State Representative Linda Orange (D-Colchester, Lebanon, Windham, Mansfield), who today announced her intention to resign her seat in the General Assembly effective February 1, 2020 to focus her attention on her health.
Governor Lamont Presents CT2030: A Realistic, Fiscally Responsible Plan to Transform Connecticut’s Transportation System
CT2030 is Governor Lamont’s ten-year vision to create a multi-modal, congestion-reduced Connecticut through smart enhancement projects in the state’s highways, trains, buses, airports, and ports.
Governor Lamont Announces Veterans Affairs Commissioner Saadi Taking Six-Month, Quasi-Leave While on Active Duty
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) Commissioner Thomas J. Saadi will be taking a six-month, quasi-leave of absence beginning Friday, November 15 while on active duty with the U.S. Army.
Governor Lamont Receives Final Action Plan From PFAS Task Force
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Interagency PFAS Task Force, the group he created this summer and tasked with making recommendations for him to consider that address the potential harmful effects of a widely-used class of chemicals known as PFAS, has transmitted to his office its final action plan.
Governor Lamont Announces Woodland Regional High School Educator Named Connecticut’s 2020 Teacher of the Year
Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona today announced that Meghan Hatch-Geary, an English teacher from Regional School District 16’s Woodland Regional High School in Beacon Falls, has been selected as Connecticut’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, the state’s highest recognition honoring extraordinary teachers.
Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Loan Program Providing Supplementary Assistance to Homeowners with Crumbling Foundations
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that a new loan program administered by the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) assisting homeowners with the associated costs of replacing their pyrrhotite-damaged foundations has launched and can now be obtained through participating financial institutions.
Governor Lamont Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Robert I. Berdon
Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the Honorable Robert I. Berdon, retired Justice of the State Supreme Court, who passed away on Thursday, October 31.
Governor and First Lady Lamont Tell Trick-Or-Treaters to Check Their Candy Wrappers for a Golden Ticket
Connecticut Businesses and Tourist Attractions Donate Surprise Gifts to Halloween Visitors at the Governor’s Residence
Governor Lamont Statement on State Auditors’ Report of the Connecticut Port Authority
Governor Ned Lamont issued the following statement regarding the release of a report by the Connecticut State Auditors of Public Accounts on the Connecticut Port Authority.
Governor Lamont Announces Launch of Online Tool to Attract Investment in Connecticut Opportunity Zones
Governor Ned Lamont today welcomed guests to the State of Connecticut’s marquee conference on opportunity zones that was attended by over 400 investors, developers, and municipal leaders, who convened to hear about the state’s new approach to enhance existing opportunity zones, including the launch of a new online tool designed to attract investment in Connecticut.
Governor Lamont Forms Council to Ensure Businesses Have Access to the Best Trained Workers in the Country
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has signed an executive order directing the creation of the Governor’s Workforce Council, a body that will be responsible for partnering with the business community and knocking down barriers among state government agencies so that Connecticut can have the most aligned, high-quality, and equitable workforce development system in the country.
Governor Lamont Announces $26 Million in Federal Funding to Assist Low-Income Students Succeed in College
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Connecticut is receiving a seven-year, $25.8 million Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will assist the state in its efforts to increase the number of low-income students prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.
Statement From Governor Ned Lamont, Governor Gina Raimondo, and Governor Charlie Baker
Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut, Governor Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island, and Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts today released the following joint statement regarding their regional policy meeting that was held today on the campus of Rhode Island College in Providence.
Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Condemn Social Media Attacks on Female Candidates for Public Office
Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today released the following joint statement calling for civility on both sides of the political spectrum in light of recent online attacks targeting women running for public office.