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Statement from House Republican Leader Klarides on “Police Accountability” Legislation

Posted on July 29, 2020 by admin


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“Given the disappointing vote in the House on July 24, no one should be surprised by the Senate’s partisan acts on the so-called “police accountability’’ bill today, or Governor Lamont’s promise to sign the legislation. This is happening despite the many concerns shared by stakeholders who rightly worry that the unintended consequences of this legislation will leave our communities less safe, property taxpayers with bigger bills, and police officers fearing that the foundation from which they operate

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House Republican Leaders Call for Eversource Rate Hike Hearing

Posted on July 28, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD – House Republican Leaders Themis Klarides and Vincent Candelora today called for a public hearing for Eversource to answer questions about the recent spike in monthly utility bills and why costs go up regardless of weather conditions or other factors.

Many consumers have seen a jump in their bills in the last month and are mad, the lawmakers said.

“Connecticut utility costs were already at the highest point in the country and on July 1 the rates went higher. We had a mild winter, people

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An Act Concerning Police Accountability

Posted on July 16, 2020 by admin


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The legislature’s Judiciary Committee will hold a virtual Listening Session tomorrow, July 17 to allow the public to submit testimony and offer comment on proposed police accountability legislation. It begins at 10 a.m, and you’ll be able to watch the livestream at www.ct-n.com.

You can view a working draft of the legislation at this link.

The nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research has produced an analysis on the proposed legislation. You can review their report at this link.

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