Posted on May 22, 2019 by admin
House Republicans: We know our vote on tolls, and it is “no”
HARTFORD – House Republican Lawmakers sent a formal letter to Governor Lamont Tuesday night to notify him that all members of the House Republican Caucus are fully unified against tolls.
The letter was sent after the governor declared that he will begin focusing on the budget and will table tolls for a special legislative session to give Republicans more time to support the proposal.
In the letter, House Republicans’ said that going into a special session would be an undue tax burden on the people of Connecticut and that the House Republican Caucus will be voting no on tolls.
Posted on May 21, 2019 by admin
HARTFORD – State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria joined her fellow colleagues and concerned citizens and organizations at the State Capitol on Tuesday for a press conference to call on the Senate to pass a House bill to strengthen penalties on fentanyl.
“The Senate should be passing this bill immediately,” said Rep. Klarides-Ditria. “The selling and manufacturing of fentanyl is killing to many individuals and we shouldn’t be letting dealers of with a slap on the wrist. Let’s get this bill signed into law before the end of the session.”
Posted on May 16, 2019 by admin
HARTFORD – State Representative Nicole Klarides-Ditria called out legislative Democrats on Wednesday in the Finance Committee for passing a toll proposal that isn’t complete.
“Legislative Democrats and Governor Ned Lamont are asking residents to support tolls without providing a full detailed plan,” said Rep. Klarides-Ditria. “How many tolls will there be? What highways will they be on? How much will Connecticut residents pay? All these questions went unanswered yesterday in the Finance Committee. It’s a shame that the majority party is doing everything behind closed doors and not being open and transparent with the residents of Connecticut.”