The Office of Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz
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Lt. Governor Bysiewicz, CT National Guard Launch Operation ELF to Help Military Families in Need
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and the Connecticut National Guard Foundation launched the 18th annual Operation ELF (Embracing Lonely Families) at the to help military families enduring the hardship of separation due to deployment and to help lessen the financial stresses these families face resulting from their call to active duty.
Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz Announces 'Galvanize Connecticut'
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz announced today that the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls is teaming up with United State of Women (USOW) and the Connecticut Collective for Women and Girls to co-host a one day summit focused on empowerment of women and girls on December 7, 2019 at Goodwin College in East Hartford. Galvanize Connecticut will include panel discussions, keynote presentations by nationally recognized speakers, trainings on combatting systems that perpetuate gender inequity, opportunities to network with local and national organizations at an Engagement Fair, and more.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Launches 2020 Census Jobs Recruitment Campaign
Today, Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, joined by the U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Sibongile Magubane, Deputy Commissioner Tony Guerrera, and Representatives Pat Wilson Pheanious, Hilda Santiago and Toni Walker, launched a statewide 2020 Census Jobs Recruitment Campaign at the DMV Main Office in Wethersfield.
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.
Governor Lamont & Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Recognize Contributions of Blind Americans in Connecticut
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Department of Aging and Disability Services Commissioner Amy Porter presented an official proclamation on behalf of Governor Ned Lamont recognizing October 15 as Blind Americans Equality Day in the State of Connecticut and as a day to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Americans who are blind or visually impaired.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ NAMED HONORARY CONNECTICUT CHAIR OF NATIONAL MILLION WOMEN MENTORS MOVEMENT
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz has been named the Connecticut Honorary Chair of the Million Women Mentors’ (MWM). Connecticut now joins governors, lieutenant governors, members of congress, and other leaders from over 40 other states in a national movement aimed at advancing girls and women in STEM programs.
Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Recruit Leaders From Connecticut’s Largest Companies to Advance the Goals of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls
Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today announced that they have recruited senior level executives from some of Connecticut’s largest companies, including several Fortune 500 companies, to serve on a Corporate Leadership Circle that will work to help advance the goals of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Named Statewide Chair of Connecticut State Employees Campaign for Charitable Giving
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz has been named the Statewide Chair of the Connecticut State Employees Campaign for Charitable Giving (CSEC). Today, she joined the Statewide Campaign Committee to kick off the 2019 campaign at the State Capitol. During the event, state employees and retirees had the opportunity to meet with representatives from participating charities and learn more about the great programs and services that they provide.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ & CONGRESSMAN HIMES ANNOUNCE CONNECTICUT’S FIRST REGIONAL 2020 CENSUS MEETING IN NORWALK
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and Congressman Jim Himes today announced that Connecticut’s first regional 2020 Census meeting will take place in the Fourth Congressional District tomorrow, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Norwalk Library, 1 Belden Ave, Norwalk, CT. Government leaders, local businesses, non-profit organizations, faith groups, and members of the public are invited to attend the meeting to learn more about some of the challenges Connecticut communities face in achieving a complete count for the 2020 Census and how to address them.
Lt. Governor Bysiewicz and Senator Moore Commemorate Black Women's Equal Pay Day
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Senator Marilyn Moore, and women’s equality advocates today commemorated Black Women’s Equal Pay Day at MClevy Green in Bridgeport with advocates from the Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF), Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, and the Connecticut chapter of the National Organization for Women.
LT. GOV. BYSIEWICZ AND COMPTROLLER LEMBO RELEASE STATE WORKFORCE ANALYSIS ON REPRESENTATION AND COMPENSATION EQUITY ACROSS GENDER AND RACE/ETHNICITY
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz and State Comptroller Kevin Lembo issued a report today, conducted on behalf of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls, which provides an analysis on representation and compensation equity across gender and race/ethnicity for the state’s executive branch.
Governor Lamont & Lt. Governor Bysiewicz Announce Council on Women and Girls Steering Committee Members
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today announced the members of the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls Steering Committee. Made up of small business owners, corporate leaders, non-profit organizations, labor organizations, educators, law professionals, and women’s rights advocates, the Steering Committee will work with State leaders on the Council to provide a coordinated response to issues that impact the lives of women and girls in Connecticut.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ: TRUMP ADMINISTRATION DECISION TO DROP CITIZENSHIP QUESTION EFFORTS A WIN FOR CONNECTICUT
Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced today it would move forward with printing the 2020 Census and drop its efforts to add a citizenship question to the form.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ, ATTORNEY GENERAL TONG AND COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS RELEASE STATEMENTS REGARDING SCOTUS DECISION ON 2020 CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION
(HARTFORD, CT) – Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Attorney General William Tong, and the Co-Chairs of the Connecticut Complete Count Committee (CCCC): Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, Representatives Christopher Rosario and Pat Wilson Pheanious, released the following statements in response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to block the citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
LT. GOVERNOR BYSIEWICZ JOINS COMMISSIONER THOMAS SAADI AT SIGNING CEREMONY OF POLICY PROVIDING BURIAL RIGHTS TO LAOTIAN HMONG VETERANS
HARTFORD, CT –Lt. Governor Bysiewicz joined State Veterans Affairs Commissioner Thomas Saadi, statewide veteran leaders and Hmong General Sar Phouthasack at the Middletown Military Museum in Middletown today for the signing of a policy by Commissioner Saadi—the first of its kind at a state level in the nation—providing burial rights for the Hmong and Laotian Special Guerrilla Unit Veterans residing in Connecticut who operated in support of the United States military, during the War in Vietnam.