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State Senate approves extension of Lamont’s emergency powers, which now will...

The latest move would allow Ned Lamont to exercise his emergency powers through Feb. 15, 2022, when the next regular legislative session begins.

Lamont extends emergency powers to February, over GOP objections

“There is a process for the governor to request an extension of his emergency powers and seek legislative approval," said Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven). "That process has not happened yet."

Absentee ballots, police accountability on agenda for CT special session

In addition, Lamont’s emergency powers and the executive orders he issued under those powers during the COVID-19 crisis are scheduled to expire on Sept. 9, meaning that the General Assembly must decide on the absentee ballot and extension of telehealth coverage questions by then.