Gov. Ned Lamont will not seek an extension of his executive order requiring state employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Gov. Ned Lamont is intent on sharing responsibility for the next phase of the COVID pandemic with the General Assembly.
The Senate Democratic majority gave final approval Tuesday to a resolution extending Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency COVID-19 pandemic powers.
The Connecticut House voted in special session Monday to extend Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency COVID-19 powers through Feb. 15.
Connecticut and Massachusetts mandate similar COVID-19 precautions. But there are nuanced differences in how they do it.
The vaccine mandate for nursing home workers goes into effect three days before Lamont’s emergency powers are set to expire.
Lawmakers extended Gov. Ned Lamont’s emergency powers through Sept. 30, making Connecticut among the last states under a COVID-19 emergency.
Republicans tried Monday to gauge the residual resentment towards Gov. Ned Lamont over COVID-19 restrictions that largely disappeared in May.
Lawmakers return on July 12 to consider an extension of the governor’s powers to manage the pandemic.
Recent legislative action on emergency powers makes the issue moot, state attorney says
The Senate voted Thursday to create a bipartisan commission to Connecticut’s emergency power laws.
The House voted Tuesday to extend the governor’s emergency pandemic powers, but with stronger oversight.
It remains unclear whether the two parties will agree on the extent of the governor’s emergency powers during future crises.
The bill ratifies Gov. Ned Lamont’s pandemic declarations and extends his authority by one month until May 20.
The court upheld the constitutionality of the state’s emergency power laws and the governor’s exercise of his authority under them.