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Lamont warns of spike in cases as holiday season approaches

Just days after Thanksgiving, the number of cases per day in Connecticut nearly doubled. Governor Lamont, President-Elect Joe Biden and many top scientists are predicting a bigger spike of cases throughout this holiday season.
December 23, 2020

Governor Lamont advised in a Dec. 17 press conference that Connecticut residents restrict how much they travel, aiming to avoid the same rise in cases that the Thanksgiving break brought. "We all paid...

Lamont temporarily closes all Connecticut public schools

Lamont signed an executive order following the revelation that Connecticut now has 26 confirmed cases since March 15.
March 16, 2020

On March 15, amid growing concerns of the Coronavirus pandemic, Governor Ned Lamont ordered Connecticut public schools closed effective March 17 until March 31, in an executive order. “To promote...

Lamont declares state of emergency, braces for COVID-19 pandemic

Lamont expressed his concern over the COVID-19 cases in Connecticut on Tuesday in a press conference.  Lamont believes his state of emergency will provide the state with the federal funding necessary to most effectively combat the virus.
March 10, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont declared both a public health emergency and a civil preparedness emergency Tuesday afternoon following two confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Connecticut. The former grants the state...

Connecticut minimum age to buy tobacco increases

Connecticut recently signed a bill that is aimed at combating the underage use of tobacco related paraphernalia. The bill goes into effect October 1st.
October 8, 2019

Connecticut residents must now be 21 or older to buy products containing tobacco effective Oct. 1. Healthcare officials and lawmakers alike concluded that the bill, passed in June 2019, is necessary to...

Governor Lamont proposes school redistricting bill

Governor Ned Lamont (pictured) discussing and easing concerns about his school redistricting proposal in a meeting with the First Selectmen throughout Connecticut.
March 7, 2019

Governor Ned Lamont proposed a public school regionalization plan as a way of closing Connecticut’s growing $3.7 billion deficit. Lamont announced the plan during his State Budget proposal to a joint...

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