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Lamont Wants to Extend COVID Emergency

Lamont Wants to Extend COVID Emergency

Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday he will file a request for a five-month renewal of his public health emergency powers with legislative leaders as the coronavirus pandemic continues, saying the new Feb. 9 deadline will provide continuity and give his administration flexibility if Connecticut’s COVID-19 situation changes and quick actions become necessary.