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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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The I-84 viaduct in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
February 21, 2019 - 2:08 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- Standing near the I-84 viaduct in Hartford today, Governor Ned Lamont made the case for tolls as a way to pay for transportation projects. "To expand tolling to cars as well as trucks, that would allow us the money long-term, not just to rebuild the viaduct, but to rebuild the I-95 I-...
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Matt Dwyer
February 20, 2019 - 4:17 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont has called for revamping Connecticut's sales tax system, offering a budget plan that would impose the 6.35 percent levy on a long list of additional goods and services. The proposed sales tax changes are a key part of the...
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AP
February 20, 2019 - 11:19 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC and AP) - Gov. Ned Lamont is proposing changes to Connecticut's tax system, including imposing the sales tax on a long list of goods and services. The Democrat's budget director, Melissa McCaw, said Wednesday that Lamont wants to impose a ``level playing field.'' Lamont's two-...
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Matt Dwyer
January 22, 2019 - 4:11 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- By overwhelming margins, both chambers of the General Assembly today approved a plan to help provide interest-free loans to federal employees working without pay during the partial federal government shutdown. The proposal was sponsored by the top leaders of both parties, in both...
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