Susan Bysiewicz

A mobile hotspot device available at the Willimantic, Connecticut, library.
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Connecticut is rolling out expanded internet across the state to help those forced into remote learning and working as a result of the ongoing pandemic. The initiative is part of National Digital Inclusion Week, an annual campaign promoting digital equity across the country.

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong
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Connecticut is one of 24 blue states that have filed legal briefs in support of the U.S. Justice Department challenge to Texas's anti-abortion law. Top Connecticut leaders said the fight for reproductive rights is part of the state's legacy.

Connecticut Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz
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Connecticut officials urge unemployed workers to get back into the job market before the $300 a week federal unemployment benefit expires next week. 

Lamont Signs Pair Of Gun Safety Measures

Jul 27, 2021
gun display
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has signed into law two measures aimed at reducing gun violence and increasing gun safety.

Conn. Gov. Ned Lamont
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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont is trying to combat the slowing demand for vaccines in New Haven. This comes as the state has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases due to the highly infectious Delta variant.