Lamont said Friday the state gun law was passed to prevent “needless tragedy," had bipartisan support when it was approved and is overwhelmingly supported by state residents.
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State Republicans say Gov. Ned Lamont and fellow Democrats are trying to boost their political fortunes in an election year while Mr. Lamont and allies contend families need the cash to deal with inflation and high gas prices.
Democrats from coast to coast dole out tax rebates to ease inflation, gas price woes