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Connecticut Office of Policy and Management issues third fiscal year 2023 budget forecast to state comptroller

HARTFORD, CT – Connecticut Office of Policy and Management (OPM) Secretary Jeffrey Beckham on Thursday sent the attached expenditure and revenue estimates to State Comptroller Natalie Braswell regarding the state’s General Fund and Special Transportation Fund for Fiscal Year 2023. According to this third monthly forecast from OPM for the fiscal year, the agency estimates…

Governor Lamont directs flags to half-staff Sunday for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is directing U.S. and state flags in Connecticut lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, October 9, 2022, in recognition of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, an observance honoring the sacrifices of firefighters who have died in the line of duty. The…

Governor Lamont comments on Connecticut’s annual crime statistics report

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont issued the following statement in response to today’s release of Connecticut’s annual crime statistics report, which compiles data on crimes reported to law enforcement agencies in the state for the 2021 calendar year: “This report shows violent and property crimes are down in Connecticut from the previous year, preserving…

Eversource Working to Protect System Reliability as  Trees Weakened by Drought and Invasive Insects  Endanger the Grid

BERLIN, CT – The drought plaguing the region is not only affecting water supplies and burning out lawns, it’s also leaving trees around the state weak and vulnerable with the potential to damage the electric system. As effects of the drought coupled with the ongoing infestation by invasive insects continue to threaten Connecticut’s landscape, Eversource…

Governor Lamont and Lt. Governor Bysiewicz invite public to attend Connecticut’s annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

HARTFORD, CT – Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz are inviting members of the public to attend the State of Connecticut’s annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony, honoring and celebrating the lives of those killed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. This year’s ceremony will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 5:30…