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Governor Ned Lamont. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
September 13, 2019 - 4:28 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's governor has accepted the resignation of a personal assistant after it was reported the employee was a relative. Charles Lamont Wolcott resigned Wednesday, shortly after taking the job as Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont's "bodyman," a position with an annual salary...
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Governor Ned Lamont and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Katie Dykes. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
September 03, 2019 - 4:57 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- The governor today signed an executive order instructing the state department of Energy and Environmental Protection to come up with plans to end the burning of power plant fuels that generate carbon emissions. The goal is a carbon-free electric system by 2040. Governor Ned Lamont says...
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FILE PHOTO - Three men look at their cell phones. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
July 15, 2019 - 1:09 am
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP and WTIC-AM) — Connecticut's governor is holding a ceremonial bill signing for legislation to accelerate the deployment of high-speed, 5G wireless technology in the state. Democrat Ned Lamont will be joined by lawmakers and telecommunications executives for the ceremony Monday...
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Governor Ned Lamont. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
July 02, 2019 - 4:31 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is weighing in on the presidential race, throwing his support to former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, the first-term Democrat says Biden will be "the kind of president we need now more than ever," crediting...
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FILE PHOTO - Governor Ned Lamont. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer
Matt Dwyer
May 22, 2019 - 2:33 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he'll veto a proposal creating a paid family medical leave program, saying the current version of the bill is too "top heavy" with bureaucracy and requires further negotiations. The Democrat said Wednesday he was surprised to hear the...
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FILE PHOTO - Governor Ned Lamont. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer
Matt Dwyer
April 09, 2019 - 1:16 pm
EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he's planning to make big changes to the University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees. Lamont has accepted the resignation of board Chairman Thomas Kruger and said Tuesday that more changes are coming. The governor, speaking to reporters...
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AP
April 02, 2019 - 3:38 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont remains optimistic Connecticut lawmakers will pass legislation legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, despite opposition from four state medical society presidents. The Democrat said Tuesday it would be "irresponsible and dangerous" to leave marijuana...
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Governor Ned Lamont and DOT Commissioner Joseph Giulietti. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
April 02, 2019 - 3:10 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he plans to limit the number of State Bond Commission meetings as part of his "debt diet," an effort to reduce state borrowing. The Democrat presided Tuesday over his first meeting since becoming governor. His agenda included less than half...
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Matt Dwyer
March 27, 2019 - 2:51 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers have confirmed Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont's nominee for economic development chief, despite initial concerns about the former Goldman Sachs executive's possible role in the national mortgage meltdown. The Senate voted 28-8...
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