Lamont Declares Another COVID Emergency

Gov. Ned Lamont. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday that he declared the emergency to ensure his administration has the authority it needs to apply for federal funds related to food stamps and housing.

By Christine Stuart, CTNewsJunkie.com 

Gov. Ned Lamont declared another COVID-19 emergency Tuesday in order to secure additional federal funds through the end of December.

“I do not intend to issue any executive orders under this declaration,” Lamont said in the order.

All of Lamont’s executive powers expire at the end of the month. Most had already expired in February, but he kept the ability to declare a mask mandate for school children until the end of June.

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  • More psychological warfare against the people of CT. Just wait — the monkeypox pandemic is coming next. Wake up people!

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