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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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July 16, 2019 - 4:16 pm
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) - Transportation, improved data sharing and renewable energy are some of the issues where the governors of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island say they've found common ground, promising to work together. The two Democrats and one Republican met Tuesday for two hours...
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July 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
(Waterbury, Conn./WTIC) - A bill passed in the General Assembly this past session now guarantees up to 52 weeks of workers compensation coverage for firefighters, police, and parole officers suffering from post traumatic stress after having witnessed a particularly horrific event. There was a...
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June 30, 2019 - 1:08 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A new state budget, a slightly higher fee for ride-hailing services and permission for young students to self-apply sunscreen while at school are among a host of new laws set to take effect in Connecticut. July 1 marks the first of several key dates when a large number of new...
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June 13, 2019 - 9:57 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Just over a year after it was closed following a violent tornado outbreak, Hamden's Sleeping Giant Park will reopen on Friday. Governor Ned Lamont and state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes in a joint statement say the park will...
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Governor Ned Lamont
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June 11, 2019 - 4:24 pm
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - On the heels of word over the weekend that United Technologies would be merging with defense contractor Raytheon, Governor Ned Lamont is speaking out. Lamont says he's received assurances from UTC CEO Greg Hayes that there'll be a continued commitment to Connecticut. One...
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June 09, 2019 - 7:49 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection commissioner will soon be soliciting bids to develop 30% of Connecticut's entire energy load from off-shore wind sources. Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation into law that gives the commissioner 14 days to...
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May 18, 2019 - 10:43 am
(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Those opposed to placing tolls on Connecticut highways are turning out for a rally today at the state capitol. The group No Tolls CT is holding the gathering to drive home their anti-toll stance. The group earlier this month delivered petition signatures totaling 100-...
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May 11, 2019 - 11:20 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation that could lead to the production of industrial hemp in Connecticut. The Democrat says the new law will provide the state's farmers with an opportunity to ``bolster their profits with hemp.'' He says it will also attract veteran and...
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