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WTNH 8 Report: DMV announces plan for new license service center in West Haven

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The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles has announced a new license service center at City Hall in West Haven. Check out this news report from WTNH Channel 8:

DMV announces plan for new license service center in West Haven

(WTNH / Tina Detelj)

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– The DMV has plans to make it easier for you to renew your driver’s license and ID cards. West Haven officials say with this new license service center, they will be able to process 1,500 claims a week, which they hope can provide some relief to drivers frustrated with long lines and wait times.

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Klarides Calls for Swift Action to Restore Malloy Cuts

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HARTFORD – The legislature should re-convene in a special session to restore millions in aid to towns that Gov. Malloy punitively cut last week, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides said today.

She said that the legislature may also have to deal with a growing deficit before the next regular session, the byproduct of years of Democratic controlled state government and two failed SEBAC union agreements, passed without any Republican votes.

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Derby State Lawmakers to Host Coffee Hour

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DERBY-The Derby State Legislative Delegation will be hosting a Coffee Hour at the Valley Diner Restaurant on Friday, November 17th, from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.
The lawmakers will be discussing the recently passed bipartisan state budget and issues impacting the state.

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Statement from House Republican Leader Klarides on Gov. Malloy Signing the Budget

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HARTFORD – House Republican Leader Themis Klarides said towns and cities will get relief from having a budget in place after Gov. Malloy signed it today, but his line item rejection of the state hospital tax will put the plan out of balance and require further legislative action.

“The good news is that our towns and cities will finally have relief in the way of state aid and our much needed social services programs will continue,’’ Klarides said. ”The bad news is the budget is not balanced without the hospital reimbursement deal because of the Governor’s line item veto, and the House and Senate will have to address that in a legislative session.’’

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