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Lamont: MA joins CT, NY, NJ RI, PA, and DE’s multi-state council to get people back to work and restore the economy

HARTFORD, CT – Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Delaware Governor John Carney today announced Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is joining the multi-state council to restore the economy…

Lamont creates group of health and business experts to advise on reopening of Connecticut

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the nonprofit organization AdvanceCT plans to form a panel of experts from within the state’s medical and business community that will consult with and advise his administration with respect to reopening Connecticut’s economy as the nation emerges from the unprecedented public health emergency caused by COVID-19.…

UI Preparing for Wind and Rain Storm; Warns of Possible Power Outages

ORANGE, CT – United Illuminating, subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., is preparing for a wind and rain storm forecast for Monday that could bring damaging winds capable of causing service interruptions. Current forecasts call for rain and thunderstorms starting Monday morning, with gusty winds picking up during the day that could reach 65 mph or higher —…

Eversource: Company is ready to respond to powerful rain and wind storm during ongoing pandemic

BERLIN, CT – As Eversource continues operating under its COVID-19 pandemic plan, the energy company is closely monitoring the powerful rain and wind storm expected to impact New England Monday. While adhering to its strict social distancing, hygiene and enhanced sanitation measures to safeguard the health and well-being of workers and customers, the energy company’s…

Lamont updates on coronavirus: number of new cases in Connecticut decreases; total now 12,035; 1,654 in hospital, 554 dead

HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 12, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 525 positive COVID-19 cases have been reported…

Lamont: 1,000 new coronavirus cases in Connecticut since yesterday; total now 8,781, 1,418 in hospital, 335 dead; scams on the rise

HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 1,000 Connecticut residents have tested positive…

Lamont updates on coronavirus in Connecticut: 399 more cases bring total to 5,675 with 189 deaths and 1,142 in hospital

Latest Data as of 4:00PM on Sunday, April 5, 2020   (HARTFORD, CT) – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2020:   Data updates on testing in Connecticut…

Blumenthal issues a statement on the appointment of Brian Miller to be Special Inspector General

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (U.S. Senate photo/public domain)WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) released the following statement after President Trump appointed Brian Miller, a member of the White House Counsel’s office, to be the Special Inspector General overseeing the pandemic recovery: “By choosing a White House lawyer as the Special Investigator General,…

Lamont: coronavirus cases in Connecticut increase by 1,091 in  a day with so far 909 in hospital and 132 dead

HARTFORD, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020: Data updates on testing in Connecticut Since yesterday’s update, an additional 1,091 Connecticut residents have tested positive for…