House Republican Leader Themis Klarides’ Statement on Rhode Island’s Trucks Only Court Decision

Posted on December 7, 2019 by Admin


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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides (R-Derby) today reiterated her call for Governor Lamont and Democrat leaders to abandon their unwavering desire to impose tolls upon the residents of Connecticut, following a federal court’s decision regarding a lawsuit challenging Rhode Island’s truck-only tolls as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.

“Whether it’s tolls on all automobiles, trucks only tolling, bridge tolling, or some other scheme that is offered, with yesterday’s court decision Governor

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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides Hits Lamont Administration for Withholding Millions in Local Aid Over Tolls Stalemate

Posted on December 3, 2019 by Admin


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HARTFORD – House Republican Leader Themis Klarides today criticized Gov. Lamont  for punishing towns and cities by holding hostage millions in local aid that they rely on to maintain  and plow roads as municipalities dig out from the first major snowfall of the year.

“This is a failure of leadership on the part of the governor. The calendar says it is December and the administration is still holding hostage much-needed funds that towns and cities rely on to maintain and plow their roads,’’ Klarides

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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides Offers Alternatives to Tolls, Reorganization of the Transportation Fund in Talks With Governor, Leaders

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Admin


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HARTFORD – In a much anticipated summit with the governor and other lawmakers, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides today restated her caucus’ opposition to any tolls, and offered alternatives to funding an enhanced transportation plan, including spending reductions, restructuring the Special Transportation Fund and opening up all construction jobs to qualified bidders in order to save money.

“Unless we have a top to bottom restructuring of our general fund expenditures and make sure the Special

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