Lamont Launches Fund to Boost Economically-Distressed Communities

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont speaks to reporters regarding the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic during a press conference at Moore Field House at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut, April 1, 2020. Soldiers from the Connecticut National Guard set up U.S. Department of Health and Human Services federal medical station equipment at the field house for potential patient use by local healthcare providers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Steven Tucker)

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HARTFORD – The state will spend up to $875 million over the next five years to spark economic development in 54 communities that it labels as “historically underserved,” Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday. The Community Investment Fund 2030 grants will be reserved for eligible municipalities defined in state law as Public Investment Communities or Alliance […]
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Steve Jensen

Steve Jensen was a journalist for 13 years with the Hartford Courant and Journal Inquirer of Manchester before becoming a Communications Director for the State of Connecticut. Jensen covers politics and law enforcement for CT Examiner. T: 860 661-6404

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