On November 17, 2023, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont hosted local officials and infrastructure stakeholders from around Connecticut to discuss implementation of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA). Representatives from various state agencies were on hand to share insights, and the Governor led a panel focused on Connecticut’s economic and community growth and revitalization. The event also featured a regional discussion with Governor-appointed Infrastructure Coordinators from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island.
Mark Boughton, Senior Advisor to the Governor on Infrastructure and Revenue Services Commissioner, emceed the meeting, and after welcoming the group, invited U.S. Senator Chris Murphy to provide remarks. Senator Murphy spoke of the bipartisan nature of the IIJA and stressed the importance of moving quickly to ensure residents could fully benefit from the legislation’s massive potential.
Governor Lamont then surveyed the depth and breadth of transformational investments his administration has made in Connecticut during his tenure. He pointed to Connecticut’s leading school…