Governor Lamont Announces $70 Million in Appreciation Bonus Payments for Connecticut Child Care Workers
Individual bonuses for child care staff in Connecticut will amount to $1,000 for full-time workers and $400 for part-time workers.
Governor Lamont Announces Increase in Food Assistance for Connecticut Residents Beginning October 1
Connecticut expands SNAP eligibility to enable more people to qualify. Additionally, current enrollees will receive a 12% increase in monthly benefits.
Reproductive Health in Connecticut: Know Your Rights
Connecticut laws continue to ensure that reproductive healthcare remains safe, legal, and accessible for all who need it.
Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts
As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2022.
Governor Lamont Statement on Healthcare Cost Drivers Informational Forum
Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the informational forum on healthcare cost drivers that was held today at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford and co-hosted by the Connecticut Insurance Department, the Office of the Healthcare Advocate, and the Office of Health Strategy.
Governor and Mrs. Lamont Invited by President Biden To Attend White House State Dinner on Thursday
Governor Ned Lamont and First Lady Annie Lamont today announced that they have been invited by President Joe Biden to attend the state dinner that is being held at the White House on the evening of Thursday, December 1, 2022.
Governor Lamont, State Department of Education, and Connecticut Tribal Leaders Announce Partnership to Collaboratively Plan for Native American Studies Model Curriculum
Governor Ned Lamont and the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) today announced a new partnership with Connecticut’s recognized tribal nations to create a new Native American studies model curriculum.
Governor Lamont Signs Legislation Extending Gas Tax Cuts and Fare-Free Bus Service, Increasing Energy Assistance and Pandemic Premium Pay, and Updating the Bottle Bill
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has signed into law House Bill 6001, a comprehensive bill that was approved by both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly in special session yesterday and extends several cost-saving measures first approved this spring that will provide financial benefits and savings to state residents in the coming months.
Governor Lamont’s primary objective is to get Connecticut’s economy growing again – focusing on extending opportunity for those left behind, providing long-term solutions to fix the budget, and attracting the next generation of talent to Connecticut.
2022 Legislative Proposals
Governor Lamont proposed a budget that balances the state's finances, holds the line on taxes, and prepares Connecticut families, businesses, and workforce for a resilient comeback.
Apply to Serve on a State Board, Council, or Commission
Submit an application to Governor Lamont expressing interest in serving as a member on one of Connecticut’s nearly 300 boards, councils, and commissions.
Immigration Resources: Family Preparedness Plan
To assist families concerned about immigration enforcement, this toolkit provides resources to plan for the safe care of children in the event of family separation.
About Ned Lamont
Ned Lamont is the first Connecticut Governor in 80 years to get his start as a businessman and job creator. When he and wife Annie moved to Connecticut in their twenties, they felt like they'd hit the jackpot. With both practical business experience and first-hand knowledge of what it takes to raise a family here, Lamont is committed to giving all Connecticut residents—both current and prospective—the same feeling.More About the Governor