Bill to Increase Penalties For Dealing And Manufacturing Fentanyl Passes In The House

Posted on May 15, 2019 by jencusato


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Bill to Increase Penalties For Dealing And Manufacturing Fentanyl Passes In The House

Bill calls for fentanyl to be defined as a “narcotic substance” increasing sentencing to no less than 15 years and/or a $50,000 fine

HARTFORD, CT – State Representatives Themis Klarides and Nicole Klarides-Ditria praised the passage of legislation on Tuesday, May 14th to increase penalties for the dealing and manufacturing of fentanyl and fentanyl derivatives.

House Republican Leader Themis Klarides, submitted this

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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides Co-Chaired the 6th Annual Women-Owned Business Day at the State Capitol

Posted on May 3, 2019 by jencusato


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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides co-chaired the 6th Annual Women-Owned Business Day at the State Capitol this week.  The event is organized by the Women’s Business Development Council, the largest not-for-profit organization in Connecticut dedicated to women’s economic equity.

Representative Klarides addressed the audience reflecting on the impact that women in government have made on communities throughout Connecticut and at the State Capitol. Noting that the empowerment of women

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House Republican Leader Klarides Responds To State of Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts Report of the Department of Labor

Posted on April 18, 2019 by jencusato


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State of Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts Reports Department of Labor’s Deeply Flawed Organizational Practices

HARTFORD—House Republicans on Thursday afternoon called for public hearings in response to a report issued by the state’s Auditors of Public Accounts uncovering serious issues inside the Department of Labor, including untimely investigations into workplace violence within the department itself and widespread failures in critical administrative controls.

“The audit report that has

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