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Blumenthal Statement Regarding Governor Lamont's Announcement on Partnership With Sikorsky

[HARTFORD, CT] – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) today praised the announcement by Governor Ned Lamont that his administration has reached an agreement with Lockheed Martin to potentially bring new helicopter lines to Sikorsky in Stratford.

“This amazingly exciting news is a credit to Sikorsky’s incredible new helicopter lines and world-class workforce. Our Congressional delegation joins Governor Lamont’s leadership to grow one of our state’s most important employers. Connecticut stands strongly in support of our defense manufacturers and their employees who are second to none in expertise and experience. I will continue to fight to bring defense work to our state, which tremendously benefits Connecticut and boosts our nation’s security,” said Blumenthal.