Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont fires health commissioner in middle of coronavirus crisis

Posted by on May 13, 2020 5:29 pm
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Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has fired his health commissioner while the Nutmeg State grapples with reopening plans amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lamont bounced Department of Public Health Commissioner Renee Coleman-Mitchell late Monday and replaced her with the state’s Department of Social Services commissioner, Deidre Gifford. Lamont refused Tuesday to say why he removed Coleman-Mitchell. “I…