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Senate President Martin Looney and Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff after a closed-door caucus session with the governor. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
November 13, 2019 - 5:06 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A key bloc of Connecticut state lawmakers has told Gov. Ned Lamont they like the idea of a 10-year transportation improvement plan, but don’t like relying on tolls to partially pay for it. Members of the Senate Democratic caucus met privately...
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Matt Dwyer
November 06, 2019 - 5:07 pm
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont's latest transportation improvement proposal limits new tolling to 14 specific bridge, interchange and highway projects, and sets in motion a possible fully functioning airport in south-central Connecticut. It also invests...
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Matt Dwyer
October 16, 2019 - 4:37 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont says he's still working to get state lawmakers "on board" with his latest plan to upgrade Connecticut's roads and bridges. Lamont said Wednesday his administration is talking daily with legislative leaders to secure support before the proposal is...
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo at the governor's official residence in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.
Matt Dwyer
September 25, 2019 - 3:18 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Democratic governors of New York and Connecticut say they plan to work together on regulating recreational marijuana and vaping in their neighboring states. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday it "makes no sense" to pass different sets of rules. After meeting...
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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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