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Lt. Gov. Bysiewicz encouraged by recovery efforts so far, ‘but you...

All things considered, Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz says she is pleased with how Connecticut’s public health and economic recovery efforts are going so far. Noting...

‘Safety first, science-driven’ guidance on reopening CT stores and offices announced

Maximum restaurant and office capacity at 50%; frequent cleaning of all high-touch points; and face masks or cloth face coverings for all employees and customers are among the various guidelines that will be in place when Connecticut begins its soft reopening of businesses on May 20.

COVID-19 LATEST: Lamont calls for long-term recovery committees to be formed...

The state government is encouraging the formation of long-term recovery committees in every municipality -- an "effective way to bring our economy back," according to Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz -- as COVID-19-related hospitalizations continued to decline.

COVID-19 UPDATE: 33 deaths in CT; CDC issues domestic travel advisory...

The governor said he hoped “we’ll have some clarity from the White House before the day is over” over President Donald Trump's musing about instituting an "enforceable quarantine" in New York and parts of Connecticut and New Jersey, opining that Trump’s comments were an example of his “thinking out loud.”

Vote on CT tolls pushed to at least next week; GOP...

Among Democrats expected to oppose the bill is Sen. Alex Bergstein, D-Greenwich, who has publicly indicated her preference for tolls on all vehicles.

Gov. Ned Lamont unveils pair of job incentive programs

Jobs CT is a performance-based incentive program for businesses to expand or relocate jobs to Connecticut, while Small Business Express 2.0 is a new version of the state’s program that helps small businesses.

State budget finished, but work may just be starting on outstanding...

Highway tolls and whether or not to expand state-sanctioned gambling are still unresolved.

Hello Hollywood: CT makes overtures to companies rethinking filming in Georgia

Film companies are avoiding filming in Georgia after it passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the nation.

Gov. Ned Lamont signs minimum wage increase into law

Gov. Ned Lamont signed Connecticut’s minimum wage increase into law this morning, which will take the hourly rate from the current $10.10 per hour to $15 per hour by mid-2023.

Lamont to sign minimum-wage hike into law after Senate passage

The hourly minimum wage will increase from the current $10.10 to $11 on Oct. 1; $12 on Sept. 1, 2020; $13 on August 1, 2021; $14 on July 1, 2022; and $15 on June 1, 2023.

After long debate, minimum-wage hike passes House

The debate fell mostly along party lines, with Democrats voting in favor of the bill and Republicans against it.

Gov. Ned Lamont announces plan to shrink state’s borrowing by 39...

Lamont has announced some of the legislative proposals he will include in his first state budget, as well as a proposal to shrink the state’s borrowing by 39 percent, the equivalent of hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

Shelton’s Tickey tapped as Bysiewicz’s economic and community development adviser

The onetime campaign manager for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro will remain on Shelton's Planning & Zoning Commission.

Democrats endorse Ned Lamont for governor

Lamont’s choice for lieutenant governor, Susan Bysiewicz, will face a primary challenge in August from Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, a former Newtown legislative council member.

Lamont chooses Bysiewicz as Dem running mate in gubernatorial bid

Viewed as the Democratic front-runner, Lamont is a former member of Greenwich's Board of Selectmen and chairman and founder of that town's Lamont Digital Systems.