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 Statement on Mayor Bronin’s Announcement That He Will Not Seek Re-election
Governor Ned Lamont released the following statement regarding the announcement made today by Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin that he will not seek re-election.
Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut’s ‘Find Your Vibe’ Tourism Campaign Continues Into Winter
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Office of Tourism is continuing its award-winning “Find Your Vibe” tourism campaign through the winter months through the release of a new campaign that puts a spotlight on the abundant activities and experiences available to visitors in Connecticut during the season.
Governor Lamont, State Officials Work With Utilities to Advance a Short-Term Customer Relief Plan To Reduce the Cost of Energy Supply Prices
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that in response to calls from his administration and other Connecticut state officials – including the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Office of Consumer Counsel – to do more for customers in the state amid historically high electric prices, utility companies Eversource and United Illuminating (UI) have agreed to work with state leaders on a short-term/interim Customer Relief Plan to provide immediate relief to electric customers this winter.
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 Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
Governor Lamont Takes First Executive Action Since Re-Election: Calls Legislature Into Special Session for Gas Tax Cuts, Fare-Free Bus Service, Increased Energy Assistance and Pandemic Premium Pay, and Updates to Bottle Bill
In his first executive action since being re-elected to a second term earlier this month, Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is calling the Connecticut General Assembly into special session for the purpose of extending the duration of cuts on gasoline taxes, as well as the suspension of fares on all public transit buses.
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