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New Yorkers Who Fled to Connecticut During the Pandemic Are Staying Put

Governor Lamont says the 50,000 people who moved to his state are happy there.

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Connecticut's Governor on Gas Prices, Inflation, Jobs

About 50,000 people who left New York City for Connecticut during the pandemic are staying put despite calls by big banks and other Manhattan employers to bring workers back to the office, says Governor Ned Lamont.

At least for now, there's been no sign of a major exodus of transplants from the state, Lamont said in an interview with Bloomberg News on Monday. The 50,000 estimate is based on data from the US Postal Service.