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Checking In With Governor Ned Lamont

Mar 4, 2019

It's been nearly two months since Ned Lamont was sworn in as Connecticut's 89th governor. 

Elements of his budget proposal, released last month, are being opposed by many segments of the state's population.

Progressives in the General Assembly say low-income and middle-class consumers will suffer the most if Lamont's call to expand the reach of the state's sales tax goes through. They'd rather raise the state's income tax.

The governor's bid to reintroduce tolls on state highways has many motorists irate.

And his pick for economic development commissioner, David Lehman, is facing criticism for his ties to controversial activities by Goldman Sachs during the 2008 financial crisis.

We'll ask Gov. Lamont about those topics and much more as he joins us in our studio for the first time since being elected governor.

What questions do you have for him? We'll take your calls.

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Chion Wolf, Carlos Mejia, Lydia Brown, and Carmen Baskauf contributed to this show.