Governor Ned Lamont

Governor Ned Lamont announces his 10-year, 21-billion dollar transportation plan. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
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November 07, 2019 - 4:22 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP and WTIC-AM) - Gov. Ned Lamont says he hopes commuting times in Connecticut will greatly improve by fixing major traffic chokepoints across the state. The Democrat on Thursday officially unveiled his 10-year, 21-billion dollar CT2030 initiative ,the second transportation...
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November 04, 2019 - 4:12 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Statewide water tests, remediation, and reducing sources of PFAS are some of the findings of a task force empaneled to find solutions when it comes to the toxic chemical used in firefighting foam. Governor Ned Lamont created the commission after a spill of the foam at...
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State Senator Cathy Osten at a press conference to discuss user comments on the Connecticut GOP Facebook page threatening to shoot her or knock her unconsious. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
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October 22, 2019 - 4:24 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut political leaders are condemning recent online insults and threats aimed at female candidates from both major parties. Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont and Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz released a joint statement Tuesday, saying ``this harassment must end now.'' They called...
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October 18, 2019 - 11:11 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A new nonprofit funded with state and private money and dedicated to helping disengaged Connecticut high school students in needydistricts has officially begun. The Partnership for Connecticut's board of directors is holding its first organizational meeting Friday, electing...
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October 13, 2019 - 9:13 am
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and his wife are organizing a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden at their home in Greenwich. The Hartford Courant reports the event for the former vice president is scheduled for Oct. 20 and the suggested contribution will...
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September 29, 2019 - 11:55 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Thirteen communities across Connecticut are on tap to receive $13 million in federal grants aimed at helping smaller cities modernizeand rehabilitate housing. Gov. Ned Lamont and Connecticut Housing Commissioner Seila Mosquera-Bruno this week announced that the grants are...
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Governor Ned Lamont
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September 17, 2019 - 3:18 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Ned Lamont says Connecticut's tax department ``too broadly interpreted'' a planned tax on prepared foods and will revisit which items should be taxed. The Democrat said Tuesday his budget office and legislative Democrats, who crafted the final budget deal, only planned...
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August 12, 2019 - 3:46 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A new analysis shows the bulk of Connecticut's legislative districts would be affected by a contentious proposal to install electronic tolls on three interstates and one highway. The Waterbury Republican-American on Monday reported how the affected roads run through...
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Governor Ned Lamont
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August 08, 2019 - 4:28 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has made it a priority in his first months in office to reach out to top executives across Connecticut, embarking on a charm offensive in a state that has seen some of its best-known employers, including General Electric, move away. Lamont, a...
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