Governor Ned Lamont

The Connecticut Capitol Building in Hartford
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The Connecticut House is set to take action on another extension of Governor Ned Lamont’s emergency powers to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaker Matt Ritter said the powers would be extended until July 20.

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Connecticut House Republicans have proposed an alternative to Democratic Governor Ned Lamont’s spending plan for the American Rescue Act funding. The state is set to receive $2.6 billion in federal assistance.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont rolled out a plan to invest $150 million in small businesses on Monday. Lamont visited a business incubator in a renovated factory building in Hartford to highlight the initiative.

Lamont Plans To Extend Connecticut Eviction Moratorium

May 10, 2021
Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said he will extend the state’s eviction moratorium for at least another month, after a federal judge overruled the national ban on evictions.

The Connecticut State Capitol Building in Hartford
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Democratic legislative leaders in Connecticut seem headed for a showdown with Democratic Governor Ned Lamont over a proposed millionaire’s tax in a state with some of the highest income inequality in the country.