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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides, State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria Announce Farmers to Family Food Box Event in Ansonia

Posted on September 22, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD – A Farmers to Family Food box distribution event to benefit the greater Naugatuck Valley will take place Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Nolan Field in Ansonia, House Republican Leader Themis Klarides and State Rep. Nicole Klarides-Ditria announced today.

The event will take place from noon to 6:30 p.m. or for as long as the supplies last. At least 1,150 food boxes will be handed out. Nolan Field is located at 461 Wakelee Ave., in Ansonia.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture F2F food program is being

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House Republicans Challenge Governor on Executive Powers

Posted on September 3, 2020 by admin


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HARTOFRD – House Republicans, at a Capitol press conference today, challenged Gov. Lamont’s authority to singlehandedly determine how Connecticut emerges from the pandemic, saying a legislative committee should vote on his efforts to extend his sweeping executive orders beyond their Sept. 9 expiration date.

Republicans said the state Constitutional safeguards that guarantee separate but equal branches of government are at stake. The orders would affect virtually all aspects of public life. Republicans

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House Republican Leader Themis Klarides’ Statement on Gov. Lamont’s Executive Orders

Posted on September 1, 2020 by admin


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HARTFORD – House Republican Leader Themis Klarides today issued the following statement regarding the Governor’s issuance of the continuance of Executive Orders until Feb. 9:

“The legislature agreed on the onset of the COVID-19 virus last March to grant the governor executive authority over the day-to-day, and emergency operations of the state of Connecticut that he would not otherwise have had under our Constitution and General Statutes, given that the Capitol had to be effectively shut down. We

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