Governor-Elect Ned Lamont and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Susan Bysiewicz today announced the 2019 inaugural events, including the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, to which the public is invited.
The 2019 inaugural ball will be held at 7 p.m. at the Connecticut Convention Center. Tickets for general admission to the event are on sale now and can be purchased online here. Tickets for young professionals (ages 21 – 28) can be purchased here.
The ceremony will be held at the William A. O’Neill State Armory at 360 Broad Street in Hartford and is free and open to the public. Following the oath of office, Lamont will make brief comments about his vision for the State of Connecticut.
Tickets are not necessary and seats are first come, first served. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the ceremony will begin at 12:30 p.m. Guests are asked to arrive early and to refrain from bringing large bags in order to ensure smooth admittance through security protocols.
The state’s constitutional officers will also be sworn into office during the ceremony. Lt. Governor-Elect Susan Bysiewicz will take the oath of office at a separate ceremony earlier that morning in the Senate chamber.
Directly following the inauguration ceremony, the inauguration parade will step off at the Armory, turning east on Capitol Avenue, passing the historic State Capitol. The parade will then turn north on Trinity Street and come to a close at the intersection of Trinity Street and Elm Street.
Guests attending the inauguration ceremony should plan for road closures in the areas surrounding the State Capitol and the State Armory.
Following the conclusion of the inauguration parade, Governor Lamont will deliver the State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly inside the Hall of the House of Representatives at the State Capitol.
Mika Brzezinksi and Joe Scarborough, co-hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, will attend, and Scarborough and his band will perform. Christopher Meloni, a family friend of the Lamonts, will serve as emcee.
The Roundup currently has over 5,700 subscriptions and a local social media following of over 95,000 readers across multiple social media sites, apps, pages, and groups.
The Roundup is also a proud member of WordPress. This affiliation offers readers more news from FOX 61 and CBS Connecticut on The Roundup.
Latest Stories From Roundup Partner : FOX 61
HARTFORD — The City of Hartford will be hosting a tax deed sale for 41 properties across the city Thursday. The sale will take place at 10 am at the downtown Hartford Public Library. You can see a full list, including the starting bid amounts. One of the best known properties formerly housed the restaurant Braza on Farmington Avenue, which closed in 2012. This is the list of the properties. The city will be auctioning off specific properties whose owners […]
NEW YORK — By any measure, the release of “Avengers: Endgame” is a movie-theater event unlike any other. When the 22nd film in Marvel Studios’ saga opens in North American theaters on Thursday night, it will land on more screens than any movie ever has in U.S. and Canadian theaters. And even still, the 4,600 theaters the Walt Disney Co. has lined up may still not be able to keep up with demand. Beginning Thursday night, many theaters will stay […]
The North Korean government presented the United States with a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier, the American college student who was held as a prisoner by Pyongyang, and insisted the US sign a pledge to pay the bill before releasing him from their custody in 2017, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The bill was handed to Joseph Yun, the former State Department Special Representative for North Korea who traveled to Pyongyang […]
According to the group Autism Speaks, boys are four times as likely to be diagnosed with autism than girls, and there is still no clear answer as to why, although one research team from the University of New Hampshire has made some inroads towards an explanation. While gene mutations, additions and deletions have long been associated with autism, this group is looking in a different area, protein regulation in the brain. “Protein regulates neuro-development, regulates the synapse’s formation,” said Dr. […]