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LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, DEEP, & DECD VISIT DANDELION ENERGY TO REAFFIRM CT’S COMMITMENT TO A GREEN ENERGY FUTURE
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, with Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Deputy Commissioner Hank Webster and Department of Economic Community Development (DECD) Deputy Commissioner Robert Hotaling, visited Dandelion Energy in Windsor to tout Connecticut’s continued commitment to mitigating the impacts and causes of climate change, the need for a green energy future, and highlight the growing geothermal business.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ ANNOUNCES SPONSORS OF 4th ANNUAL COMPUTING CHALLENGE
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, announced the sponsors of the 4th Annual Lt. Governor's Computing Challenge – a statewide coding competition for Connecticut students, which was inspired by the work of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls’ Subcommittee on Education and STEAM.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT’S DECISION TO DELAY RULING ON MIFEPRISTONE
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after it was announced the U.S. Supreme Court will delay ruling on mifepristone restrictions, allowing the abortion pill to remain on the market without restrictions until 11:59 p.m. Friday.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON FEDERAL JUDGE’S DECISION TO HALT FDA APPROVAL OF ABORTION MEDICATION MIFEPRISTONE
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after a federal judge in Texas seeks to block the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of mifepristone.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF LARRYE DEBEAR
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement regarding the passing of Larrye DeBear.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, LGBTQ+ ADVOCATES RECOGNIZE TRANSGENDER DAY OF VISIBILITY WITH HISTORIC FLAG RAISING
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, joined by state legislators and LGBTQ+ advocates, recognized International Transgender Day of Visibility with a press conference and historic flag raising. Today marked the first time in Connecticut state history that the Transgender Pride flag was flown over the Connecticut State Capitol.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, PARADIGM FOR PARITY LEADERSHIP & MEMBER COMPANIES HOLD WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH PANEL DISCUSSION ON ACCELERATING GENDER PARITY
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Paradigm for Parity® (P4P) CEO Sandra Quince held a panel discussion with P4P member companies, Trinity Health Of New England, Raytheon Technologies, and Otis Elevator, to highlight the need to accelerate gender parity.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ SWEARS IN MILLIE TORRES-FERGUSON AS DMV DEPUTY COMMISSIONER
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz swore in Millie Torres-Ferguson as Deputy Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Torres-Ferguson is the first Latina to be appointed to the role.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNORS FROM 22 STATES & TERRITORIES ANNOUNCE COALITION TO PROTECT REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM
A caucus of 22 lieutenant governors representing more than 165 million people, led by Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz, announced the formation of a Reproductive Freedom Coalition. The multi-state coalition will work together to protect and expand reproductive freedom and access to health care in the wake of unprecedented attacks following the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON PASSING OF ANN UCCELLO
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after the announcement that Former Hartford Mayor Ann Uccello has passed at age 100.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ STATEMENT ON SENATE CONFIRMATION OF JUSTICE KAHN TO SECOND CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed Connecticut Supreme Court Associate Justice Maria Araújo Kahn to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, NEW HAVEN HEALTH DIRECTOR MARITZA BOND, CT PHARMACISTS URGE LEGISLATURE TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO PRESCRIBE CONTRACEPTIVES
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz joined New Haven Health Director Maritza Bond and the Connecticut Pharmacists Association to urge the Connecticut General Assembly to pass legislation allowing pharmacists to prescribe certain types of birth control without patients first needing to visit their doctor.
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, DOT COMMISSIONER EUCALITTO HIGHLIGHT INNOVATIVE WORK AT DOT TRAFFIC SIGNAL LAB
Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz was joined by Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner Garrett Eucalitto and Lisa Conroy, Principal Engineer for the Division of Traffic Engineering to tour and learn about the innovation happening at the CTDOT Traffic Signal Lab in Rocky Hill.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ HIGHLIGHTS ACCESS HEALTH CT BROKER ACADEMY
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Access Health CT highlighted The Broker Academy which creates a pathway to license health insurance brokers by recruiting from, and building the skillsets of, those who live and work in historically underserved communities throughout Connecticut. The program, now in its second year, was created as part of AHCT’s mission-driven approach to reduce health disparities and drive change within underserved communities.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, STATE LEGISLATORS, CT PHARMACISTS, HIGHLIGHT PROPOSAL TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO PRESCRIBE CONTRACEPTIVES
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz was joined by the Connecticut Pharmacists Association, State Senator Ryan Fazio, and State Senator Ceci Maher to highlight proposed legislation that would allow pharmacists to prescribe certain types of birth control without patients first needing to visit their doctor.