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 8, 2022.
Governor Lamont Shares Update on Task Force Progress as Connecticut Marks Third Anniversary of PFAS Action Plan
Governor Ned Lamont today provided an update on the work the Connecticut Interagency PFAS Task Force has accomplished to date to mark the third anniversary of the state’s PFAS Action Plan.
Governor Lamont Applauds Final Congressional Approval of Legislation Enshrining Protections for Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage in Federal Law
Governor Ned Lamont is applauding the U.S. House of Representatives for voting today to give final Congressional approval for the Respect for Marriage Act.
Governor Lamont and Connecticut State Police Union Announce Tentative Labor Agreement
Governor Ned Lamont and the Connecticut State Police Union NP1 today announced that they have tentatively agreed to the terms of a new successor labor agreement.
Governor Lamont Announces Plans To Appoint Andrea Barton Reeves as Commissioner of the Department of Social Services, Dr. Deidre Gifford as Executive Director of the Office of Health Strategy at Start of Second Term
Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is planning to appoint Andrea Barton Reeves as commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) and Dr. Deidre Gifford as executive director of the Connecticut Office of Health Strategy (OHS) when he begins his second term in office early next year.
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