The Office of Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz
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Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Statement in Response to the Release of 2020 Census Data
In response to the release today of detailed 2020 Census data from the Census Bureau, Lt. Governor and Chair of Connecticut's 2020 Complete Count Committee Susan Bysiewicz issued the following statement.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Statement Congratulating Commissioner Miriam Delphin-Rittmon on Her Confirmation as an Advisor in the Biden Administration
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz has issued the following statement in response to State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Commissioner Miriam Delphin-Rittmon's Senate confirmation to the role of assistant secretary for mental health and substance use at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, a position in which she will lead the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Statement on Secretary of State Denise Merrill Not Seeking Re-Election
"From our time serving together in the General Assembly and as statewide constitutional officers, I have seen Denise Merrill serve the state of Connecticut with distinction and dedication.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Commends Recognized Submissions to the Second Annual Lt. Governor Computing Challenge
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz applauds the 13 recognized submissions to the Lt. Governor's second annual computing challenge.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Statement on Juneteenth Day in Connecticut
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has issued a proclamation declaring June 19, 2021 to be Juneteenth Day in Connecticut. Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz also issued the following statement:
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, State Officials Mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Highlight Programs That Help Support Older Adults Living in Connecticut
Today, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz joined state agency and community leaders to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and highlight the programs and systems in place to support older adults living in Connecticut.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and DVA Commissioner Saadi: 2021 Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Thomas J. Saadi today encouraged all citizens to consider nominating distinguished veterans who have made significant contributions to their communities after leaving military service to the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and WBDC CEO Pastore Announce the Distribution of $400,000 in Grants to Local Women-owned Businesses Through the Equity Match Grant Program
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Women’s Business Development Council Founder and CEO Fran Pastore announced that nearly $400,000 in grants is set to be awarded to 44 women-owned businesses in Connecticut through WBDC’s Equity Match Grant Program.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and Veterans Affairs Commissioner Saadi Announce 12 New Inductees into Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Thomas J. Saadi today announced the 12 men and women who will be inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2020.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Celebrates Women’s History Month with Launch of New Initiative to Recognize Female Art Leaders and Inspire Young Girls to Pursue Careers and Degrees in the Arts
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, state Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Sibongile Magubane, Office of Higher Education Executive Director Tim Larson, the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls, and President of Paier College Joe M. Bierbaum are celebrating Women’s History Month by launching a new initiative that will recognize the invaluable contributions of local and national female art leaders, and inspire the next generation of young girls to pursue a degree or career in the arts.
Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Announce Council on Women and Girls’ 2021 Legislative Agenda
Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today announced a series of legislative proposals they are introducing during the 2021 regular session that were developed by the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls and are aimed at helping to uplift women and families across the state and creating more opportunities for women and girls to succeed in school and in the workplace.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Applauds the Confirmation of Dr. Miguel Cardona as U.S. Secretary of Education
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Connecticut Department of Education Commissioner Dr. Miguel Cardona as U.S. Secretary of Education.
During National Mentoring Month, Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, Million Women Mentors Connecticut Chapter, Paradigm for Parity, Department of Housing, and Girls for Technology Underscore the Critical Need for Role Models to Encourage More Young Women to Pursue Careers in Male-dominated Fields
With women vastly underrepresented in STEM and male-dominated industries such as construction, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Million Women Mentors Connecticut Chapter state Chairwoman Carolyn Alessi, Paradigm for Parity coalition Founder and Co-chair Jewelle Bickford, state Department of Housing Commissioner Seila Mosquera-Bruno, and Girls for Technology Founder, President and CEO Sabrina Tucker-Barrett today underscored the critical need for introducing young girls to female mentors at a young age to further advance women in these fields and close the gender gap.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, Women’s Business Development Council, DECD Announce COVID-19 Relief Program Designed to Provide Cash Grants to Women Entrepreneurs Disproportionately Impacted by the Pandemic
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, the Women’s Business Development Council, and the state Department of Economic and Community Development today announced a new COVID-19 relief program designed to provide much-needed cash grants to women entrepreneurs disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Invites Students in Grades Three through 12 to 'Code for Good' by Participating in the 2021 Lt. Governor's Computing Challenge
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, state Department of Education Commissioner and U.S. Secretary of Education-designate Miguel Cardona, and Office of Higher Education Executive Director Tim Larson today invited Connecticut students to “Code for Good” by participating in the 2021 Lt. Governor’s Computing Challenge.